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North Palisade (The Palisades)  California   #12989
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Sierra Nevada Range

Height: 4341 m -> 14242 feet
Prominence?: 882 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Williamson (51.9 km away, at bearing 160 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Whitney (60.6 km away)

Location:   37.09430,-118.51450     37:05:39, -118:30:52   11S 365408 4106406 (31 km S of Bishop).   AreaCode: DL78/AF91
First Ascent: 1928 Norman Clyde
This peak is #5 on the Height List for California . This peak is #53 in Prominence List for California .The North Palisade is a dramatic massif on the Sierra Crest. A glacier is located below the northeast face. The highpoint is the southeast summit. The easiest summit route involves 40-degree of ice or snow and a Class 4 scramble. There are numerous esthetic Class 5 routes on its faces.

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Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
20 North Palisade and Neighbouring Peaks Ed Farrell

Placename Photos
10 Mount Agassiz from the West Klaus Haring