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RankPeakSection Elev-Ft Range (Level 5) Prom-Ft Ascents
1.Mount Whitney04. Corcoran to Whitney14,498Mount Whitney Group10,0783657
2.Mount Williamson05. Whitney to Williamson14,373Mount Whitney Group1644424
3.North Palisade14. North Palisades14,242Palisades2894292
4.Mount Sill14. North Palisades14,153Palisades353312
5.Mount Russell05. Whitney to Williamson14,088Mount Whitney Group1096387
6.Split Mountain12. South Palisades14,058Palisades1526376
7.Mount Langley03. Olancha to Langley and West14,026Mount Whitney Group1165939
8.Mount Tyndall05. Whitney to Williamson14,019Mount Whitney Group1093387
9.Middle Palisade12. South Palisades14,012Palisades1086293
9.Mount Muir04. Corcoran to Whitney14,012Mount Whitney Group299458
11.Thunderbolt Peak14. North Palisades14,003Palisades203190
12.Mount Barnard05. Whitney to Williamson13,990Mount Whitney Group932120
13.Mount Humphreys16. Humphreys Basin West13,986Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2563213
14.Mount Keith08. Kings-Kern Divide13,976Mount Whitney Group1903118
15.Mount Stanford08. Kings-Kern Divide13,973Mount Whitney Group98198
16.Trojan Peak05. Whitney to Williamson13,947Mount Whitney Group364110
17.Mount LeConte04. Corcoran to Whitney13,930Mount Whitney Group1004134
18.Disappointment Peak12. South Palisades13,917Palisades13866
19.Mount Agassiz14. North Palisades13,893Palisades813338
20.Junction Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide13,888Mount Whitney Group76496
21.Norman Clyde Peak12. South Palisades13,855Palisades27283
22.Mount Mallory04. Corcoran to Whitney13,845Mount Whitney Group722165
23.Caltech Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide13,832Mount Whitney Group51293
24.Mount Darwin15. Evolution Area13,831Evolution Region1871131
25.Mount Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,802Great Western Divide2027143
26.Mount McAdie04. Corcoran to Whitney13,799Mount Whitney Group479105
27.Mount Irvine04. Corcoran to Whitney13,780Mount Whitney Group197170
28.Mount Winchell14. North Palisades13,775Palisades655116
29.Mount Morgan17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,748Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2628273
30.Mount Gabb17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,741Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2581117
31.Bear Creek Spire17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,720Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1440221
31.Red Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,720Great Western Divide66269
33.Mount Corcoran04. Corcoran to Whitney13,714Mount Whitney Group19790
34.Mount Mendel15. Evolution Area13,710Evolution Region55084
35.Mount Abbot17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,704Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area864180
36.Black Kaweah06. Kaweahs and West13,680Great Western Divide52086
37.Midway Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,665Great Western Divide132993
38.Mount Tom16. Humphreys Basin West13,652Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1972202
39.Milestone Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,638Great Western Divide71294
40.Table Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,632Great Western Divide50969
41.Birch Mountain12. South Palisades13,602Palisades938105
42.Mount Dade17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,600Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area200188
43.University Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,589Mount Whitney Group1188252
44.Mount Ericsson08. Kings-Kern Divide13,583Mount Whitney Group91978
45.Mount Brewer07. Great Western Divide13,570Great Western Divide1102162
46.Mount Goddard13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,568Evolution Region1568113
47.Tunnabora Peak05. Whitney to Williamson13,563Mount Whitney Group571116
48.Palisade Crest12. South Palisades13,553Palisades56170
48.Mount Carillon05. Whitney to Williamson13,553Mount Whitney Group233229
50.Cloudripper14. North Palisades13,525Palisades845306
51.Thunder Mountain07. Great Western Divide13,517Great Western Divide52577
52.Mount Gayley14. North Palisades13,510Palisades430126
53.Mount Fiske15. Evolution Area13,503Evolution Region82374
54.Mount Pinchot10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,494Central Kings Canyon Area2077115
54.Mount Thompson15. Evolution Area13,494Evolution Region105478
54.Mount Hale05. Whitney to Williamson13,494Mount Whitney Group63389
57.Mount Bolton Brown12. South Palisades13,491Palisades59869
58.Mount Pickering03. Olancha to Langley and West13,474Mount Whitney Group548133
59.Mount Prater12. South Palisades13,471Palisades8592
60.Mount Mills17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,451Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area451111
61.Mount Newcomb03. Olancha to Langley and West13,422Mount Whitney Group56184
62.Mount Haeckel15. Evolution Area13,418Evolution Region498125
63.Mount Lamarck15. Evolution Area13,417Evolution Region97240
64.Cardinal Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,396Palisades568120
65.Mount Wallace15. Evolution Area13,377Evolution Region337129
66.Mount Hilgard17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,361Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area84193
67.Point Powell15. Evolution Area13,360Evolution Region32077
68.The Thumb12. South Palisades13,356Palisades594105
69.Mount Jordan08. Kings-Kern Divide13,343Mount Whitney Group61465
70.Black Giant13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,330Evolution Region1090111
71.North Guard07. Great Western Divide13,327Great Western Divide53188
71.Joe Devel Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West13,327Mount Whitney Group400116
73.Black Mountain09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,291Central Kings Canyon Area157988
74.Mount McDuffie13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,282Evolution Region68254
75.Deerhorn Mountain08. Kings-Kern Divide13,281Mount Whitney Group61785
76.Royce Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,280Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area880153
77.Mount Goethe16. Humphreys Basin West13,264Evolution Region904105
77.Mount Bradley08. Kings-Kern Divide13,264Mount Whitney Group79783
79.South Guard07. Great Western Divide13,232Great Western Divide50281
80.Mount Emerson16. Humphreys Basin West13,204Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area724188
81.Mount Julius Caesar17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,200Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area440204
82.Mount Hitchcock03. Olancha to Langley and West13,186Mount Whitney Group45685
83.Basin Mountain16. Humphreys Basin West13,181Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area421124
84.Striped Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,179Central Kings Canyon Area515100
84.Mount Wynne10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,179Central Kings Canyon Area318101
86.Mount Young05. Whitney to Williamson13,176Mount Whitney Group38181
87.Mount Chamberlin03. Olancha to Langley and West13,169Mount Whitney Group37492
88.Mount Ritter19. Ritter Range and Vicinity13,143Ritter Range-East Yosemite3957314
89.Mount Baxter10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass13,136Central Kings Canyon Area60496
90.Diamond Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,127Central Kings Canyon Area85694
91.Red Slate Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth13,123Mammoth Area1683224
92.Mount Lyell21. Mount Lyell and North13,114Ritter Range-East Yosemite1894265
93.Mount Gilbert14. North Palisades13,106Evolution Region426131
94.Merriam Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area13,103Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area863140
95.Charybdis13. Mount Goddard Vicinity13,096Evolution Region105678
96.Mount Huxley15. Evolution Area13,086Evolution Region36672
97.Mount Goode14. North Palisades13,085Evolution Region845264
98.Seven Gables16. Humphreys Basin West13,080Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1120103
99.Mount Dana21. Mount Lyell and North13,057Ritter Range-East Yosemite2417734
100.Mount Genevra08. Kings-Kern Divide13,054Mount Whitney Group45677
101.Mount Gould09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity13,005Central Kings Canyon Area1030406
102.Mount Morgan18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,992Mammoth Area1472126
103.Rodgers Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,978Ritter Range-East Yosemite73874
104.Temple Crag14. North Palisades12,976Palisades246123
105.Koip Peak21. Mount Lyell and North12,962Ritter Range-East Yosemite162190
106.Arrow Peak10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,959Central Kings Canyon Area1313107
107.Scylla13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,956Evolution Region31664
108.Mount McGee15. Evolution Area12,944Evolution Region126450
108.Lone Pine Peak04. Corcoran to Whitney12,944Mount Whitney Group424270
110.Banner Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,936Ritter Range-East Yosemite863198
111.Dragon Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,927Central Kings Canyon Area296183
112.Mount Ruskin11. Western Mid-Sierra12,920Palisades55391
113.Mount Gardiner09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,907Central Kings Canyon Area93289
114.Cirque Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West12,900Mount Whitney Group900361
115.Mount Rixford09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,887Central Kings Canyon Area584169
116.Gemini16. Humphreys Basin West12,880Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area80082
116.Mount Maclure21. Mount Lyell and North12,880Ritter Range-East Yosemite440125
118.Mount Johnson14. North Palisades12,871Evolution Region511130
119.Mount Clarence King09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,861Central Kings Canyon Area1149103
120.Mount Stanford18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,838Mammoth Area158165
121.Red and White Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,816Mammoth Area93696
122.Recess Peak17. Bear Creek Spire Area12,813Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area81369
123.Pyramid Peak10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,779Central Kings Canyon Area60871
124.Wheel Mountain13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,774Evolution Region73458
125.Mount Gibbs21. Mount Lyell and North12,773Ritter Range-East Yosemite1093222
126.Goodale Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,730Central Kings Canyon Area62484
126.Center Peak08. Kings-Kern Divide12,730Mount Whitney Group42791
126.Kern Point06. Kaweahs and West12,730Great Western Divide42749
129.Four Gables16. Humphreys Basin West12,720Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area80150
130.Marion Peak11. Western Mid-Sierra12,719Central Kings Canyon Area113858
131.Mount Cotter09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,713Central Kings Canyon Area54296
132.Triple Divide Peak07. Great Western Divide12,634Great Western Divide67466
133.State Peak11. Western Mid-Sierra12,620Central Kings Canyon Area62058
134.Kearsarge Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity12,615Central Kings Canyon Area535204
135.Giraud Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,608Palisades88870
136.Mount Baldwin18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,598Mammoth Area787155
137.Mount Conness22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,590Northern Yosemite2647445
138.Mount Reinstein13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,586Evolution Region70660
139.Mount Perkins10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,566Central Kings Canyon Area32983
140.Mount Florence21. Mount Lyell and North12,561Central Yosemite Sierra80196
141.Bloody Mountain18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,552Mammoth Area1234207
142.Emerald Peak15. Evolution Area12,546Evolution Region66648
143.West Vidette08. Kings-Kern Divide12,533Mount Whitney Group23075
144.Needham Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River12,520Great Western Divide180082
144.Mount Tinemaha12. South Palisades12,520Palisades54586
146.Colosseum Mountain10. Baxter Pass to Taboose Pass12,451Central Kings Canyon Area805104
147.Excelsior Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,446Northern Yosemite1246212
148.Electra Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,442Ritter Range-East Yosemite32268
149.Florence Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River12,432Great Western Divide1033160
150.Finger Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,404Evolution Region84450
151.Devils Crags13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,400Evolution Region80067
152.Dunderberg Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,374Northern Yosemite1334189
153.Observation Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity12,362Palisades80258
154.Glacier Ridge07. Great Western Divide12,360Great Western Divide72059
154.Lion Rock06. Kaweahs and West12,360Great Western Divide56062
156.East Vidette08. Kings-Kern Divide12,356Mount Whitney Group25094
157.Mount Hooper16. Humphreys Basin West12,349Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area146975
158.Sawtooth Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River12,343Great Western Divide663200
159.The Hermit15. Evolution Area12,328Evolution Region36873
160.Mount Warren22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,327Northern Yosemite2007203
161.Twin Peaks22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,323Northern Yosemite2123126
162.Thor Peak04. Corcoran to Whitney12,306Mount Whitney Group266155
163.Mount Davis19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,303Ritter Range-East Yosemite78888
163.Picket Guard Peak06. Kaweahs and West12,303Great Western Divide45959
165.Mount Guyot03. Olancha to Langley and West12,300Mount Whitney Group1375112
166.Mount Senger16. Humphreys Basin West12,286Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area104674
167.Matterhorn Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,279Northern Yosemite1559333
168.Mount Morrison18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,270Mammoth Area164201
169.Lippincott Mountain06. Kaweahs and West12,265Great Western Divide122561
170.Clyde Minaret19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,264Ritter Range-East Yosemite1152123
171.Pilot Knob16. Humphreys Basin West12,245Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area645158
172.North Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,242Northern Yosemite682272
173.Goat Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra12,207Central Kings Canyon Area92797
174.Mount Stewart06. Kaweahs and West12,200Great Western Divide44075
175.Mount Henry15. Evolution Area12,196Evolution Region87659
176.Mount Eisen06. Kaweahs and West12,160Great Western Divide48053
177.Olancha Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West12,123South Sierra Crest3083301
178.Mount Izaak Walton18. Mono Creek to Mammoth12,077Mammoth Area47783
179.Foerster Peak19. Ritter Range and Vicinity12,057Ritter Range-East Yosemite45775
180.Whorl Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,033Northern Yosemite673130
181.Virginia Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass12,001Northern Yosemite481127
182.Eagle Scout Peak06. Kaweahs and West12,000Great Western Divide36081
183.Vandever Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River11,947Southwest Sequoia Area1361127
184.Tunemah Peak13. Mount Goddard Vicinity11,894Evolution Region73448
185.Silver Peak18. Mono Creek to Mammoth11,878Mammoth Area119868
186.Mount Bago09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity11,870Central Kings Canyon Area1142186
187.Tower Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass11,755Northern Yosemite2183144
188.Independence Peak09. Kearsarge Pass Vicinity11,742Mount Whitney Group358198
189.Merced Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,726South Yosemite Crest120692
190.Whaleback07. Great Western Divide11,717Great Western Divide55760
191.Red Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,699South Yosemite Crest53982
192.Gray Peak20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,573South Yosemite Crest57376
193.Leavitt Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe11,569Emigrant Wilderness Area2049324
194.San Joaquin Mountain19. Ritter Range and Vicinity11,549Mammoth Area1674253
195.Mount Clark20. Clark Range and Vicinity11,522South Yosemite Crest722101
196.Vogelsang Peak21. Mount Lyell and North11,493Central Yosemite Sierra853185
197.Kern Peak02. Mineral King and Kern River11,480Central South Sierra2560150
198.Kennedy Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra11,433Central Kings Canyon Area67396
199.Stanislaus Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe11,233Carson-Iceberg Area833216
200.Alta Peak06. Kaweahs and West11,204Western Sequoia-Kings Canyon Area124358
201.Mount Silliman06. Kaweahs and West11,188Western Sequoia-Kings Canyon Area828209
202.Iron Mountain19. Ritter Range and Vicinity11,148Ritter Range-East Yosemite748102
203.Muah Mountain03. Olancha to Langley and West11,016South Sierra Crest1376184
204.Mount Harrington11. Western Mid-Sierra11,009Central Kings Canyon Area32977
205.Highland Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,936Carson-Iceberg Area2456186
206.Cathedral Peak21. Mount Lyell and North10,911Central Yosemite Sierra919411
207.Coyote Peaks02. Mineral King and Kern River10,892Great Western Divide34269
208.Freel Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,881Carson Range3146530
209.Pettit Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,788Northern Yosemite82872
210.Mount Rose24. Northern Sierra10,776Carson Range3630858
211.Three Sisters11. Western Mid-Sierra10,612Kaiser-Dinkey Lakes Area1412142
212.Piute Mountain22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,541Northern Yosemite146170
213.Volunteer Peak22. Tioga Pass to Bond Pass10,481Northern Yosemite36178
214.Cartago Peak03. Olancha to Langley and West10,480South Sierra Crest520110
215.Round Top23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,381Mokelumne Wilderness Area2541441
216.Black Hawk Mountain23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,348Emigrant Wilderness Area988109
217.North Maggie Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River10,234Southwest Sequoia Area634101
218.Angora Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River10,198Great Western Divide43872
219.Spanish Mountain11. Western Mid-Sierra10,051Evolution Region1531112
220.Disaster Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe10,047Carson-Iceberg Area664127
221.Pyramid Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9983Desolation-Crystal Range2583476
222.Sirretta Peak01. Southern Sierra9977Central South Sierra97186
223.Dicks Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9974Desolation-Crystal Range1534272
224.Clouds Rest20. Clark Range and Vicinity9926Central Yosemite Sierra806773
225.Mount Tallac23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9735Desolation-Crystal Range695707
226.Smith Mountain01. Southern Sierra9520Central South Sierra1000163
227.Crag Peak01. Southern Sierra9480Central South Sierra880132
228.Mokelumne Peak23. Bond Pass to Lake Tahoe9334Mokelumne Wilderness Area1494164
229.Moses Mountain02. Mineral King and Kern River9331Southwest Sequoia Area110897
230.Mount Lola24. Northern Sierra9148North Donner Pass Area2068370
231.Castle Peak24. Northern Sierra9103North Donner Pass Area1343441
232.Mount Starr King20. Clark Range and Vicinity9092South Yosemite Crest972154
233.Homers Nose02. Mineral King and Kern River9023Southwest Sequoia Area94372
234.Granite Chief24. Northern Sierra9006Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area1846365
235.Tinker Knob24. Northern Sierra8949Granite Chief-Northwest Tahoe Area1029253
236.Half Dome20. Clark Range and Vicinity8840Central Yosemite Sierra13601707
237.Taylor Dome01. Southern Sierra8802Central South Sierra682140
238.Sierra Buttes24. Northern Sierra8590Central North Sierra1870347
239.Owens Peak01. Southern Sierra8453South Sierra Crest2173344
240.English Mountain24. Northern Sierra8373North Donner Pass Area1253154
241.Rockhouse Peak01. Southern Sierra8360Central South Sierra680116
242.Adams Peak - West Peak24. Northern Sierra8197Diamond Mountains37144
243.Sawtooth Peak01. Southern Sierra8000South Sierra Crest1720197
244.Spanish Needle01. Southern Sierra7841South Sierra Crest881129
245.Mount Elwell24. Northern Sierra7818Central North Sierra806238
246.Tehipite Dome11. Western Mid-Sierra7708Evolution Region14883
247.Lamont Peak01. Southern Sierra7429South Sierra Crest229224

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List Description

This long list of peaks includes virtually every significant Sierra Nevada summit. Unlike other Sierra Club lists (Hundred 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 cannot 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.


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