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California 13,500-foot Peaks

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RankPeak Elev-Ft  Prom-Ft Range (Level 5)Isol-MiAscents
1.Mount Whitney14,49810,078Mount Whitney Group1646.33072
2.Mount Williamson14,3731644Mount Whitney Group5.4351
3.White Mountain Peak14,2467196White Mountains67.5919
4.North Palisade14,2422894Palisades32.2263
 Keeler Needle14,239131Mount Whitney Group.1121
 Starlight Peak14,20080Palisades.1104
 Crooks Peak14,17366Mount Whitney Group.168
5.Mount Shasta14,1629762Mount Shasta Area334.71303
6.Mount Sill14,153353Palisades.6256
 East Williamson Horn14,108131Mount Whitney Group.54
7.Mount Russell14,0881096Mount Whitney Group.7312
 Polemonium Peak14,080160Palisades.1101
8.Split Mountain14,0581526Palisades6.8299
 Mount Williamson-Far Northeast Horn14,042131Mount Whitney Group.14
9.Mount Langley14,0261165Mount Whitney Group4.4760
10.Mount Tyndall14,0191093Mount Whitney Group1.4313
11.Middle Palisade14,0121086Palisades2.6239
 Mount Muir14,012299Mount Whitney Group.5376
 Thunderbolt Peak14,003203Palisades.2161
12.Mount Barnard13,990932Mount Whitney Group1.995
13.Mount Humphreys13,9862563Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area14.7187
14.Mount Keith13,9761903Mount Whitney Group3.1104
 Aiguille du Paquoir13,97666Mount Whitney Group.137
15.Mount Stanford13,973981Mount Whitney Group2.993
 Barrett Peak13,962282Palisades.318
16.Trojan Peak13,947364Mount Whitney Group.887
17.Mount LeConte13,9301004Mount Whitney Group1.4108
 Mount Morgenson13,927279Mount Whitney Group.527
 Aiguille Junior13,92716Mount Whitney Group.232
 Disappointment Peak13,917138Palisades.264
 Gregorys Monument13,91166Mount Whitney Group.141
 Mount Williamson-Far Northwest Spire13,91166Mount Whitney Group.11
 White Mountains Peak 1390813,908148White Mountains.523
18.Mount Agassiz13,893813Palisades1.2265
19.Junction Peak13,888764Mount Whitney Group1.480
 S'brutal Tower13,86585Mount Whitney Group.121
 Norman Clyde Peak13,855272Palisades.479
20.Mount Mallory13,845722Mount Whitney Group.7130
 Gregorys Monument-South Peak13,845131Mount Whitney Group.47
 Balcony Peak13,84566Palisades.150
21.Caltech Peak13,832512Mount Whitney Group.577
22.Mount Darwin13,8311871Evolution Region7.1114
23.Mount Kaweah13,8022027Great Western Divide10.5130
 Apex Peak13,80040Palisades.120
24.Mount McAdie13,799479Mount Whitney Group.892
 Mount Irvine13,780197Mount Whitney Group.5137
25.Mount Winchell13,775655Palisades.6105
 Discovery Pinnacle13,753105Mount Whitney Group.473
26.Mount Morgan13,7482628Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area9.9227
27.Mount Gabb13,7412581Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.3101
28.Bear Creek Spire13,7201440Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2.0183
28.Red Kaweah13,720662Great Western Divide1.664
 Forester Pass West13,720269Mount Whitney Group.735
30.Mount Barnard-East Peak13,714459Mount Whitney Group.624
 Mount Corcoran13,714197Mount Whitney Group.274
 Split Mountain-South Peak13,714131Palisades.27
31.Mount Mendel13,710550Evolution Region.673
32.Mount Abbot13,704864Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1.2156
33.Black Kaweah13,680520Great Western Divide.780
 Michaels Pinnacle13,680160Great Western Divide.19
34.Midway Mountain13,6651329Great Western Divide5.987
 Pyramidal Pinnacle13,665185Great Western Divide.411
35.Second Kaweah13,661538Great Western Divide.832
36.Mount Tom13,6521972Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.7175
 Sharktooth13,648197Mount Whitney Group.16
 Mount Corcoran-South Peak13,648197Mount Whitney Group.26
37.Milestone Mountain13,638712Great Western Divide.687
38.Table Mountain13,632509Great Western Divide1.366
 Mount Williams13,622236Palisades.28
 Mount Corcoran-Far South Peak13,619233Mount Whitney Group.23
39.White Mountains Peak 1361513,615385White Mountains.733
 Table Mountain-South Peak13,612161Great Western Divide.64
40.Birch Mountain13,602938Palisades2.691
 Mount Dade13,600200Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area.4165
41.University Peak13,5891188Mount Whitney Group3.3223
42.Mount Ericsson13,583919Mount Whitney Group1.071
43.Ed Lane Peak13,576846Palisades1.022
44.Mount Brewer13,5701102Great Western Divide3.4144
45.Mount Goddard13,5681568Evolution Region5.099
46.Tunnabora Peak13,563571Mount Whitney Group1.090
47.Mount Dubois13,5592319White Mountains9.6124
48.Palisade Crest13,553561Palisades.759
 Mount Carillon13,553233Mount Whitney Group.4190
 Mount Marsh13,549229Mount Whitney Group.212
49.Milestone Mountain-East Peak13,547554Great Western Divide.610
50.Mount Tyndall-Southwest Peak13,540417Mount Whitney Group.621
52.Thunder Mountain13,517525Great Western Divide.672
 Squaretop13,517262Great Western Divide.314
 Junction Peak-Southeast Peak13,517131Mount Whitney Group.21
53.Mount Gayley13,510430Palisades.4112
54.Mount Fiske13,503823Evolution Region2.164
 The Jumpoff13,48040White Mountains.719

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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)

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