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 (68 km NW of Lone Pine). 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.