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RankPeakSection Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft 
1.Mount Whitney04. Corcoran to Whitney14,495Mount Whitney Group10,075
2.Mount Ritter19. Ritter Range and Vicinity13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite3957
3.Mount Rose24. Northern Sierra10,776Carson Range3630
4.Freel Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,881Carson Range3146
5.Olancha Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West12,123South Sierra Crest3083
6.North Palisade14. North Palisades14,242Palisades2894
7.Mount Conness22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,590Northern Yosemite2630
8.Mount Morgan17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,748Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2628
9.Pyramid Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9983Desolation-Crystal Range2583
10.Mount Gabb17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,741Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2581
11.Mount Humphreys16. Humphreys Basin West13,986Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2563
12.Kern Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River11,480Central South Sierra2560
13.Round Top23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,381Mokelumne Wilderness Area2541
14.Highland Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,936Carson-Iceberg Area2456
15.Mount Dana21. Mount Lyell and North13,057Ritter Range-East Yosemite2417
16.Adams Peak24. Northern Sierra8197Diamond Mountains2197
17.Tower Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass11,755Northern Yosemite2183
18.Owens Peak01. Southern Sierra8453South Sierra Crest2173
19.Twin Peaks22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,323Northern Yosemite2123
20.Mount Pinchot10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,494Central Kings Canyon Area2077
21.Mount Lola24. Northern Sierra9148North Donner Pass Area2068
22.Leavitt Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe11,569Emigrant Wilderness Area2049
23.Mount Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,802Great Western Divide2027
24.Mount Warren22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,327Northern Yosemite2007
25.Mount Tom16. Humphreys Basin West13,652Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1972
26.Mount Keith08. Kings-Kern Divide13,976Mount Whitney Group1903
27.Mount Lyell21. Mount Lyell and North13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite1894
28.Mount Darwin15. Evolution Area13,831Evolution Region1871
29.Sierra Buttes Lookout24. Northern Sierra8590Central North Sierra1870
30.Granite Chief24. Northern Sierra9006Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area1846
31.Needham Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River12,520Great Western Divide1800
32.Sawtooth Peak01. Southern Sierra8000South Sierra Crest1720
33.Red Slate Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth13,123Mammoth Area1683
34.San Joaquin Mountain19. Ritter Range and Vicinity11,549Mammoth Area1674
35.Mount Williamson05. Whitney to Williamson14,373Mount Whitney Group1643
36.Black Mountain09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,291Central Kings Canyon Area1579
37.Mount Goddard13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,568Evolution Region1568
38.Matterhorn Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,279Northern Yosemite1559
39.Dicks Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9974Desolation-Crystal Range1534
40.Spanish Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra10,051Evolution Region1531
41.Split Mountain12. South Palisades14,058Palisades1525
42.Mokelumne Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9334Mokelumne Wilderness Area1494
43.Mount Morgan18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,992Mammoth Area1472
44.Mount Hooper16. Humphreys Basin West12,349Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1469
45.Piute Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,541Northern Yosemite1461
46.Bear Creek Spire17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,720Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1440
47.Three Sisters11. Western Mid-Sierra10,612Kaiser-Dinkey Lakes Area1412
48.Muah Mountain03. Olancha to Langley and West11,016South Sierra Crest1376
49.Mount Guyot03. Olancha to Langley and West12,300Mount Whitney Group1375
50.Vandever Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River11,947Southwest Sequioa Area1361
51.Half Dome20. Clark Range and Vicinity8840Central Yosemite Sierra1360
52.Castle Peak24. Northern Sierra9103North Donner Pass Area1343
53.Dunderberg Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,374Northern Yosemite1334
54.Midway Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,665Great Western Divide1329
55.Arrow Peak10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,959Central Kings Canyon Area1313
56.Mount McGee15. Evolution Area12,944Evolution Region1264
57.English Mountain24. Northern Sierra8373North Donner Pass Area1253
58.Excelsior Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,446Northern Yosemite1246
59.Bloody Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,552Mammoth Area1234
60.Lippincott Mountain06. Kaweahs and West12,265Great Western Divide1225
61.Merced Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,726South Yosemite Crest1206
62.Silver Peak18. Mono Creek to Mammoth11,878Mammoth Area1198
63.University Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,589Mount Whitney Group1187
64.Mount Langley03. Olancha to Langley and West14,026Mount Whitney Group1165
65.Clyde Minaret19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,264Ritter Range-East Yosemite1152
66.Mount Clarence King09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,861Central Kings Canyon Area1149
67.Mount Bago09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity11,870Central Kings Canyon Area1142
68.Marion Peak11. Western Mid-Sierra12,719Central Kings Canyon Area1138
69.Seven Gables16. Humphreys Basin West13,080Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1120
70.Moses Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River9331Southwest Sequioa Area1108
71.Mount Brewer07. Great Western Divide13,570Great Western Divide1103
72.Mount Russell05. Whitney to Williamson14,088Mount Whitney Group1096
73.Mount Gibbs21. Mount Lyell and North12,773Ritter Range-East Yosemite1093
74.Mount Tyndall05. Whitney to Williamson14,019Mount Whitney Group1092
75.Black Giant13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,330Evolution Region1090
76.Middle Palisade12. South Palisades14,012Palisades1085
77.Charybdis13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,096Evolution Region1056
78.Mount Thompson15. Evolution Area13,494Evolution Region1054
79.Mount Senger16. Humphreys Basin West12,286Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1046
80.Florence Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River12,432Great Western Divide1033
81.Mount Gould09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,005Central Kings Canyon Area1030
82.Tinker Knob24. Northern Sierra8949Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area1029
83.Mount Starr King20. Clark Range and Vicinity9092South Yosemite Crest1012
84.Mount LeConte04. Corcoran to Whitney13,930Mount Whitney Group1003
85.Smith Mountain01. Southern Sierra9520Central South Sierra1000
86.Black Hawk Mountain23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,348Emigrant Wilderness Area988
87.Mount Stanford08. Kings-Kern Divide13,973Mount Whitney Group981
88.Homers Nose02. Mineral King and Kern River9023Southwest Sequioa Area943
89.Birch Mountain12. South Palisades13,602Palisades938
90.Red and White Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,816Mammoth Area936
91.Mount Barnard05. Whitney to Williamson13,990Mount Whitney Group932
91.Mount Gardiner09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,907Central Kings Canyon Area932
93.Goat Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra12,207Central Kings Canyon Area927
94.Mount Ericsson08. Kings-Kern Divide13,583Mount Whitney Group919
94.Cathedral Peak21. Mount Lyell and North10,911Central Yosemite Sierra919
96.Mount Goethe16. Humphreys Basin West13,264Evolution Region904
97.Cirque Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West12,900Mount Whitney Group900
98.Giraud Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,608Palisades888
99.Spanish Needle01. Southern Sierra7841South Sierra Crest881
100.Royce Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,280Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area880
100.Crag Peak01. Southern Sierra9480Central South Sierra880
102.Mount Henry15. Evolution Area12,196Evolution Region876
103.Mount Abbot17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,704Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area864
104.Merriam Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,103Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area863
104.Banner Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,936Ritter Range-East Yosemite863
106.Diamond Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,127Central Kings Canyon Area857
107.Vogelsang Peak21. Mount Lyell and North11,493Central Yosemite Sierra853
108.Cloudripper14. North Palisades13,525Palisades845
108.Mount Goode14. North Palisades13,085Evolution Region845
110.Finger Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,404Evolution Region844
111.Mount Hilgard17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,361Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area841
112.Stanislaus Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe11,233Carson-Iceberg Area833
113.Mount Silliman06. Kaweahs and West11,188Western Sequioa-Kings Canyon Area828
113.Pettit Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,788Northern Yosemite828
115.Mount Fiske15. Evolution Area13,503Evolution Region823
116.Mount Agassiz14. North Palisades13,893Palisades813
116.Recess Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area12,813Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area813
118.Clouds Rest20. Clark Range and Vicinity9926Central Yosemite Sierra806
118.Mount Elwell24. Northern Sierra7818Central North Sierra806
120.Colosseum Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,451Central Kings Canyon Area805
121.Observation Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,362Palisades802
122.Mount Florence21. Mount Lyell and North12,561Central Yosemite Sierra801
123.Gemini16. Humphreys Basin West12,880Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area800
123.Devils Crags13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,400Evolution Region800
125.Mount Bradley08. Kings-Kern Divide13,264Mount Whitney Group797
126.Mount Davis19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,303Ritter Range-East Yosemite788
127.Junction Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide13,888Mount Whitney Group765
128.Iron Mountain19. Ritter Range and Vicinity11,148Ritter Range-East Yosemite748
129.Rodgers Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,978Ritter Range-East Yosemite738
130.Wheel Mountain13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,774Evolution Region734
130.Tunemah Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity11,894Evolution Region734
132.Mount Emerson16. Humphreys Basin West13,204Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area724
133.Mount Mallory04. Corcoran to Whitney13,845Mount Whitney Group722
133.Mount Clark20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,522South Yosemite Crest722
135.Glacier Ridge07. Great Western Divide12,360Great Western Divide720
136.Milestone Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,638Great Western Divide711
137.Mount Reinstein13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,586Evolution Region706
138.Mount Tallac23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9735Desolation-Crystal Range695
139.Mount McDuffie13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,282Evolution Region682
139.North Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,242Northern Yosemite682
139.Taylor Dome01. Southern Sierra8802Central South Sierra682
142.Rockhouse Peak01. Southern Sierra8360Central South Sierra680
143.Triple Divide Peak07. Great Western Divide12,634Great Western Divide674
144.Whorl Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,033Northern Yosemite673
144.Kennedy Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra11,433Central Kings Canyon Area673
146.Emerald Peak15. Evolution Area12,546Evolution Region666
147.Disaster Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,047Carson-Iceberg Area664
148.Sawtooth Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River12,343Great Western Divide663
149.Red Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,720Great Western Divide662
150.Mount Winchell14. North Palisades13,775Palisades655
151.Pilot Knob16. Humphreys Basin West12,245Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area645
152.North Maggie Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River10,234Southwest Sequioa Area634
153.Mount Hale05. Whitney to Williamson13,494Mount Whitney Group633
154.Goodale Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,730Central Kings Canyon Area624
155.State Peak11. Western Mid-Sierra12,620Central Kings Canyon Area620
156.Deerhorn Mountain08. Kings-Kern Divide13,281Mount Whitney Group617
157.Mount Jordan08. Kings-Kern Divide13,343Mount Whitney Group613
158.Pyramid Peak10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,779Central Kings Canyon Area608
159.Mount Baxter10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,136Central Kings Canyon Area603
160.Mount Bolton Brown12. South Palisades13,491Palisades598
161.The Thumb12. South Palisades13,356Palisades594
162.Mount Rixford09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,887Central Kings Canyon Area584
163.Gray Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,573South Yosemite Crest573
164.Tunnabora Peak05. Whitney to Williamson13,563Mount Whitney Group571
165.Cardinal Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,396Palisades568
166.Palisade Crest12. South Palisades13,553Palisades561
166.Mount Newcomb03. Olancha to Langley and West13,422Mount Whitney Group561
168.Lion Rock06. Kaweahs and West12,360Great Western Divide560
169.Whaleback07. Great Western Divide11,717Great Western Divide557
170.Mount Ruskin11. Western Mid-Sierra12,920Palisades553
171.Mount Mendel15. Evolution Area13,710Evolution Region550
172.Mount Pickering03. Olancha to Langley and West13,474Mount Whitney Group547
173.Mount Tinemaha12. South Palisades12,520Palisades545
174.Mount Cotter09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,713Central Kings Canyon Area542
175.Red Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,699South Yosemite Crest539
176.Kearsarge Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,615Central Kings Canyon Area535
177.North Guard07. Great Western Divide13,327Great Western Divide532
178.Thunder Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,517Great Western Divide525
179.Black Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,680Great Western Divide520
179.Cartago Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West10,480South Sierra Crest520
181.Mount Baldwin18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,598Mammoth Area518
182.Striped Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,179Central Kings Canyon Area515
183.Caltech Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide13,832Mount Whitney Group512
184.Mount Johnson14. North Palisades12,871Evolution Region511
185.Table Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,632Great Western Divide509
186.South Guard07. Great Western Divide13,232Great Western Divide502
187.Mount Haeckel15. Evolution Area13,418Evolution Region498
188.Virginia Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,001Northern Yosemite481
189.Mount Eisen06. Kaweahs and West12,160Great Western Divide480
190.Mount McAdie04. Corcoran to Whitney13,799Mount Whitney Group479
191.Mount Izaak Walton18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,077Mammoth Area477
192.Picket Guard Peak06. Kaweahs and West12,303Great Western Divide459
193.Foerster Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,057Ritter Range-East Yosemite457
194.Mount Hitchcock03. Olancha to Langley and West13,186Mount Whitney Group456
194.Mount Genevra08. Kings-Kern Divide13,054Mount Whitney Group456
196.Mount Mills17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,451Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area451
197.Mount Julius Caesar17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,200Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area440
197.Mount Maclure21. Mount Lyell and North12,880Ritter Range-East Yosemite440
197.Mount Stewart06. Kaweahs and West12,200Great Western Divide440
200.Angora Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River10,198Great Western Divide438
201.Mount Gayley14. North Palisades13,510Palisades430
202.Kern Point06. Kaweahs and West12,730Great Western Divide427
202.Center Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide12,730Mount Whitney Group427
204.Mount Gilbert14. North Palisades13,106Evolution Region426
205.Lone Pine Peak04. Corcoran to Whitney12,944Mount Whitney Group424
206.Basin Mountain16. Humphreys Basin West13,181Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area421
207.Joe Devel Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West13,327Mount Whitney Group400
208.Mount Young05. Whitney to Williamson13,176Mount Whitney Group381
209.Mount Chamberlin03. Olancha to Langley and West13,169Mount Whitney Group374
210.The Hermit15. Evolution Area12,328Evolution Region368
211.Mount Huxley15. Evolution Area13,086Evolution Region366
212.Trojan Peak05. Whitney to Williamson13,947Mount Whitney Group364
213.Volunteer Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,481Northern Yosemite361
214.Eagle Scout Peak06. Kaweahs and West12,000Great Western Divide360
215.Independence Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity11,742Mount Whitney Group358
216.Mount Sill14. North Palisades14,153Palisades353
217.Coyote Peaks02. Mineral King and Kern River10,892Great Western Divide342
218.Mount Wallace15. Evolution Area13,377Evolution Region337
219.Mount Perkins10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,566Central Kings Canyon Area329
219.Mount Harrington11. Western Mid-Sierra11,009Central Kings Canyon Area329
221.Electra Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,442Ritter Range-East Yosemite322
222.Point Powell15. Evolution Area13,360Evolution Region320
223.Mount Wynne10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,179Central Kings Canyon Area318
224.Scylla13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,956Evolution Region316
225.Mount Muir04. Corcoran to Whitney14,012Mount Whitney Group298
226.Dragon Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,927Central Kings Canyon Area296
227.Four Gables16. Humphreys Basin West12,720Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area280
228.Norman Clyde Peak12. South Palisades13,855Palisades272
229.Thor Peak04. Corcoran to Whitney12,306Mount Whitney Group265
230.East Vidette08. Kings-Kern Divide12,356Mount Whitney Group250
231.Temple Crag14. North Palisades12,976Palisades246
232.Mount Carillon05. Whitney to Williamson13,553Mount Whitney Group233
233.West Vidette08. Kings-Kern Divide12,533Mount Whitney Group230
234.Lamont Peak01. Southern Sierra7429South Sierra Crest229
235.Thunderbolt Peak14. North Palisades14,003Palisades203
236.Mount Dade17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,600Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area200
237.Mount Irvine04. Corcoran to Whitney13,780Mount Whitney Group197
237.Mount Corcoran04. Corcoran to Whitney13,714Mount Whitney Group197
239.Mount Morrison18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,270Mammoth Area164
240.Koip Peak21. Mount Lyell and North12,962Ritter Range-East Yosemite162
241.Mount Stanford18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,838Mammoth Area158
242.Tehipite Dome11. Western Mid-Sierra7708Evolution Region148
243.Disappointment Peak12. South Palisades13,917Palisades137
244.Alta Peak06. Kaweahs and West11,204Western Sequioa-Kings Canyon Area124
245.Mount Lamarck15. Evolution Area13,417Evolution Region97
245.Sirretta Peak01. Southern Sierra9977Central South Sierra97
247.Mount Prater12. South Palisades13,471Palisades85

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List Description

This long list of peaks includes virtually every significant Sierra Nevada summit. Unlike other Sierra Club lists (Hundered Peaks, Desert Peaks, Lower Peaks), this list has been relatively stable for many years. This is largely because all these summits are on public land such as National Parks and National Forests, and therefore access can not be closed.

However, in January 2008, Caltech Peak was added to the list, the first change in decades. After that, Pilot Knob South was removed from the list due to access issues. So now the list stands at 247 peaks.

All of these summits are in California, with the exception of Mount Rose, near Lake Tahoe in Nevada.

Completing this list would be an impressive achievement and the hallmark of a truly experienced California mountaineer.

Links

     Sierra Club Sierra Peaks Section
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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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