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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 Group1646.32751
2.Mount Williamson14,3731644Mount Whitney Group5.4313
3.White Mountain Peak14,2467196White Mountains67.5784
4.North Palisade14,2422894Palisades32.2234
 Keeler Needle14,239131Mount Whitney Group.1113
 Starlight Peak14,20080Palisades.189
 Crooks Peak14,17366Mount Whitney Group.164
5.Mount Shasta14,1629762Mount Shasta Area334.71163
6.Mount Sill14,153353Palisades.6227
 East Williamson Horn14,108131Mount Whitney Group.53
7.Mount Russell14,0881096Mount Whitney Group.7276
 Polemonium Peak14,080160Palisades.193
8.Split Mountain14,0581526Palisades6.8274
 Mount Williamson-Far Northeast Horn14,042131Mount Whitney Group.13
9.Mount Langley14,0261165Mount Whitney Group4.4669
10.Mount Tyndall14,0191093Mount Whitney Group1.4280
11.Middle Palisade14,0121086Palisades2.6198
 Mount Muir14,012299Mount Whitney Group.5340
 Thunderbolt Peak14,003203Palisades.2141
12.Mount Barnard13,990932Mount Whitney Group1.984
13.Mount Humphreys13,9862563Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area14.7159
14.Mount Keith13,9761903Mount Whitney Group3.192
 Aiguille du Paquoir13,97666Mount Whitney Group.133
15.Mount Stanford13,973981Mount Whitney Group2.979
 Barrett Peak13,962282Palisades.312
16.Trojan Peak13,947364Mount Whitney Group.877
17.Mount LeConte13,9301004Mount Whitney Group1.494
 Mount Morgenson13,927279Mount Whitney Group.523
 Aiguille Junior13,92716Mount Whitney Group.228
 Disappointment Peak13,917138Palisades.252
 Gregorys Monument13,91166Mount Whitney Group.137
 Mount Williamson-Far Northwest Spire13,91166Mount Whitney Group.11
 White Mountains Peak 1390813,908148White Mountains.516
18.Mount Agassiz13,893813Palisades1.2226
19.Junction Peak13,888764Mount Whitney Group1.470
 S'brutal Tower13,86585Mount Whitney Group.119
 Norman Clyde Peak13,855272Palisades.468
20.Mount Mallory13,845722Mount Whitney Group.7117
 Gregorys Monument-South Peak13,845131Mount Whitney Group.47
 Balcony Peak13,84566Palisades.143
21.Caltech Peak13,832512Mount Whitney Group.565
22.Mount Darwin13,8311871Evolution Region7.196
23.Mount Kaweah13,8022027Great Western Divide10.5115
 Apex Peak13,80040Palisades.118
24.Mount McAdie13,799479Mount Whitney Group.879
 Mount Irvine13,780197Mount Whitney Group.5117
25.Mount Winchell13,775655Palisades.689
 Discovery Pinnacle13,753105Mount Whitney Group.465
26.Mount Morgan13,7482628Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area9.9197
27.Mount Gabb13,7412581Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.380
28.Bear Creek Spire13,7201440Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area2.0160
28.Red Kaweah13,720662Great Western Divide1.656
 Forester Pass West13,720269Mount Whitney Group.729
30.Mount Barnard-East Peak13,714459Mount Whitney Group.622
 Mount Corcoran13,714197Mount Whitney Group.264
 Split Mountain-South Peak13,714131Palisades.25
31.Mount Mendel13,710550Evolution Region.663
32.Mount Abbot13,704864Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area1.2143
33.Black Kaweah13,680520Great Western Divide.770
 Michaels Pinnacle13,680160Great Western Divide.19
34.Midway Mountain13,6651329Great Western Divide5.976
 Pyramidal Pinnacle13,665185Great Western Divide.411
35.Second Kaweah13,661538Great Western Divide.827
36.Mount Tom13,6521972Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area4.7147
 Sharktooth13,648197Mount Whitney Group.14
 Mount Corcoran-South Peak13,648197Mount Whitney Group.25
37.Milestone Mountain13,638712Great Western Divide.678
38.Table Mountain13,632509Great Western Divide1.357
 Mount Williams13,622236Palisades.26
 Mount Corcoran-Far South Peak13,619233Mount Whitney Group.22
39.White Mountains Peak 1361513,615385White Mountains.724
 Table Mountain-South Peak13,612161Great Western Divide.63
40.Birch Mountain13,602938Palisades2.670
 Mount Dade13,600200Mono Recesses-Humphreys Area.4147
41.University Peak13,5891188Mount Whitney Group3.3184
42.Mount Ericsson13,583919Mount Whitney Group1.060
43.Ed Lane Peak13,576846Palisades1.015
44.Mount Brewer13,5701102Great Western Divide3.4130
45.Mount Goddard13,5681568Evolution Region5.083
46.Tunnabora Peak13,563571Mount Whitney Group1.075
47.Mount Dubois13,5592319White Mountains9.697
48.Palisade Crest13,553561Palisades.751
 Mount Carillon13,553233Mount Whitney Group.4165
 Mount Marsh13,549229Mount Whitney Group.28
49.Milestone Mountain-East Peak13,547554Great Western Divide.69
50.Mount Tyndall-Southwest Peak13,540417Mount Whitney Group.618
51.Cloudripper13,525845Palisades2.1214
52.Thunder Mountain13,517525Great Western Divide.657
 Squaretop13,517262Great Western Divide.314
 Junction Peak-Southeast Peak13,517131Mount Whitney Group.21
53.Mount Gayley13,510430Palisades.499
54.Mount Fiske13,503823Evolution Region2.152
 The Jumpoff13,48040White Mountains.712

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Links

     Vulgarian Ramblers - California Thirteeners

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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