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California 13,500-foot Peaks

Ranked Peaks have 300 feet of Clean Prominence

Showing Adam Helman's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (6 out of 60, or 10%)

RankPeak Elev-Ft
Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscent Date
1.Mount Whitney14,49810,083Mount Whitney Group1646.31980
2.Bear Creek Spire13,7401480Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2.01994-02
3.Mount Shasta14,1629772Mount Shasta Area334.71994-07-01
4.White Mountain Peak14,2467196White Mountains67.51995-08
5.Mount Langley14,0261198Mount Whitney Group4.41996-09-02
6.North Palisade14,2422894Palisades32.22000-08-18
 Mount Williamson14,3731677Mount Whitney Group5.4 
 Keeler Needle14,272197Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Starlight Peak14,220120Palisades.1 
 Crooks Peak14,206131Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Mount Sill14,153373Palisades.6 
 Polemonium Peak14,100200Palisades.1 
 Mount Russell14,0881129Mount Whitney Group.7 
 Split Mountain14,0581558Palisades6.8 
 Mount Tyndall14,0191125Mount Whitney Group1.4 
 Middle Palisade14,0121119Palisades2.6 
 Mount Muir14,012331Mount Whitney Group.5 
 Aiguille du Paquoir14,009131Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Thunderbolt Peak14,003223Palisades.2 
 Mount Barnard13,990965Mount Whitney Group1.9 
 Mount Humphreys13,9862563Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area14.7 
 Mount Keith13,9761936Mount Whitney Group3.1 
 Mount Stanford13,9731014Mount Whitney Group2.9 
 Barrett Peak13,962302Palisades.3 
 Trojan Peak13,947364Mount Whitney Group.8 
 Gregorys Monument13,944131Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Mount LeConte13,9301004Mount Whitney Group1.4 
 Aiguille Junior13,92749Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Mount Morgenson13,927312Mount Whitney Group.5 
 Disappointment Peak13,917171Palisades.2 
 White Mountains Peak 1390813,908168White Mountains.5 
 Mount Agassiz13,893833Palisades1.2 
 Junction Peak13,888764Mount Whitney Group1.4 
 Gregorys Monument-South Peak13,878197Mount Whitney Group.4 
 Balcony Peak13,878131Palisades.1 
 S'brutal Tower13,865118Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Norman Clyde Peak13,855305Palisades.4 
 Mount Mallory13,845755Mount Whitney Group.7 
 Caltech Peak13,832545Mount Whitney Group.5 
 Mount Darwin13,8311891Evolution Region7.1 
 Mount Irvine13,812262Mount Whitney Group.5 
 Mount Kaweah13,8022027Great Western Divide10.5 
 Mount McAdie13,799512Mount Whitney Group.8 
 Mount Winchell13,775675Palisades.6 
 Discovery Pinnacle13,753171Mount Whitney Group.4 
 Mount Morgan13,7482648Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area9.9 
 Mount Corcoran13,747262Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Split Mountain-South Peak13,747197Palisades.2 
 Mount Barnard-East Peak13,747525Mount Whitney Group.6 
 Mount Gabb13,7412601Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.3 
 Red Kaweah13,740715Great Western Divide1.6 
 Forester Pass West13,720302Mount Whitney Group.7 
 Mount Mendel13,710570Evolution Region.6 
 Mount Abbot13,704884Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1.2 
 Michaels Pinnacle13,700200Great Western Divide.1 
 Black Kaweah13,700560Great Western Divide.7 
 Sharktooth13,681262Mount Whitney Group.1 
 Mount Corcoran-South Peak13,681262Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Pyramidal Pinnacle13,665205Great Western Divide.4 
 Midway Mountain13,6651362Great Western Divide5.9 
 Second Kaweah13,661571Great Western Divide.8 
 Mount Tom13,6521992Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.7 
 Milestone Mountain13,638745Great Western Divide.6 
 Table Mountain13,632541Great Western Divide1.3 
 Mount Williams13,622269Palisades.2 
 Mount Dade13,620240Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area.4 
 Mount Corcoran-Far South Peak13,619266Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Mount Ericsson13,615984Mount Whitney Group1.0 
 White Mountains Peak 1361513,615385White Mountains.7 
 Table Mountain-South Peak13,612194Great Western Divide.6 
 Birch Mountain13,602971Palisades2.6 
 University Peak13,5891220Mount Whitney Group3.3 
 Ed Lane Peak13,576879Palisades1.0 
 Mount Brewer13,5701135Great Western Divide3.4 
 Mount Goddard13,5681588Evolution Region5.0 
 Tunnabora Peak13,563604Mount Whitney Group1.0 
 Mount Dubois13,5592339White Mountains9.6 
 Mount Carillon13,553266Mount Whitney Group.4 
 Palisade Crest13,553594Palisades.7 
 Junction Peak-Southeast Peak13,550197Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Thunder Mountain13,550591Great Western Divide.6 
 Squaretop13,550328Great Western Divide.3 
 Mount Marsh13,549262Mount Whitney Group.2 
 Milestone Mountain-East Peak13,547587Great Western Divide.6 
 Mount Tyndall-Southwest Peak13,540449Mount Whitney Group.6 
 Mount Gayley13,510450Palisades.4 
 Mount Fiske13,503843Evolution Region2.1 
 The Jumpoff13,50080White Mountains.7 

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Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       The High Sierra: Peaks, Passes, and Trails (Secor)
       The Climber's Guide to the High Sierra (Roper)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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