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“Exploration of the Sierra Nevada” (1925)
by Francis P. Farquhar


FIRST RECORDED ASCENTS OF THE PRINCIPAL PEAKS
OF THE SIERRA NEVADA

(Including all that exceed 14,000 feet)

Mount Whitney (14,501): John Lucas, Charles D. Begole, A. H. Johnson, August 18, 1873.

Mount Williamson (14,384): William L. Hunter, C. Mulholland. About 1884.

North Palisade (14,254): Joseph N. Le Conte, James K. Moffitt, James S. Hutchinson. July 25, 1903.

Mount Russell (14,190): No record.

Mount Sill (14,100 approx.): Joseph N. Le Conte, James K. Moffitt, James S. Hutchinson, Robert D. Pike. July 24, 1903.

Split Mountain (Smith Palisade) (14,051): Mrs. Helen M. Le Conte, Joseph N. Le Conte, Curtis M. Lindley, July 23, 1902.

Middle Palisade (14,049): Francis P. Farquhar, Ansel F. Hall. August 26, 1921.

Mount Langley (14,042): Clarence King, Paul Pinson. July 1871.

Mount Muir (14,025): No record.

Mount Tyndall (14,025); Clarence King, Richard Cotter. July 1864.

Mount Bernard (14,003): C. Mulholland, William L. Hunter, John Hunter, William Hunter. September 25, 1992.

Mount Keith (13,990): Cornelius Beach Bradley, Joseph C. Shinn, Mrs. Jennie E. Price, Robert M. Price. July 6, 1999.

Mount Stanford (13,983): Bolton Coit Brown. August 1896,

Mount Humphreys (13,972): James S. Hutchinson, Edward C. Hutchinson. July 19, 1904.

Mount Le Conte (18,960): No record of complete ascent.

Junction Peak (13,903): Edwin B. Copeland, E. N. Henderson. August 8, 1899.

Mount Darwin (13,841): E. C. Andrews. (Probably the only ascent to highest point.) August 12, 1908.

Mount Kaweah (13,816): J. W. A. Wright, William B. Wallace, F. H. Wales. September 1881,

Red Kaweah (13,754); Charles W. Michael. July 1912.

Black Kaweah (13,752): Duncan McDuffie, Onis Imus Brown, James S. Hutchinson. August 11, 1920.

Mount Abbot (13,736): Joseph N. Le Conte, James S. Hutchinson, Duncan McDuffie. July 13, 1908.

Table Mountain (13,646): Paul Shoup and party. August 1908.

Milestone Mountain (13,643): William E. Colby, Robert M. Price, Francis P. Farquhar. July 14, 1912. (Possibly by George R. Davis, earlier.)

Mount Ericsson (13,625): Bolton Colt Brown, Mrs. Lucy Fletcher Brown. 1896.

Tunnabora Peak (13,593): George R. Davis. August 1905.

University, Peak (13,588): Joseph N. Le Conte, Miss Helen M. Gompertz, Miss Belle J. Miller, Miss Estelle Miller. July 12, 1896.

Mount Brewer (13,577); William H. Brewer, Charles F. Hoffmann. July 2, 1864.

Mount Goddard (13,555): Lil A. Winchell, Louis W. Davis, September 23, 1879.

Mount Pinchot (13,471): George R. Davis. 1906.

Mount Haeckel (13,422): Walter Leroy Huber and party. July 14, 1920.

North Guard (13,304): David Starr Jordan. 1899.

Mount Ritter (13,156): John Muir. October 1872.

Red Slate Peak (13,152): Joseph N. Le Conte, Clarence L. Cory. June 22, 1898.

Mount Lyell (13,090): John Muir. 1871.

Mount Dana (13,050): James Dwight Whitney, William H. Brewer, Charles F. Hoffmann. June 28, 1863.

South Guard (12,964): Walter Leroy Huber, James Rennie, Florence C. Burrell, Inezetta Holt. July 26, 1916.

Banner Peak (12,057): Willard D. Johnson, John Miller. August 26, 1883.

Mount King (12,909): Bolton Coit Brown. 1896.

Mount Gardner (12,903): Joseph N. Le Conte, Bolton Colt Brown. July 1896.

Red and White Peak (12,840): Lincoln Hutchinson, James S. Hutchinson, Charles A. Noble, July 18, 1902.

Mount Conness (12,556): Clarence King, James T. Gardner. 1864.

The Minarets (Highest) (12,278): Charles W. Michael. September 6, 1923.

Mount Clark (11,506): Clarence King, James T. Gardner. July 12, 1866.

Half Dome (8,852): George G. Anderson. October 12, 1875.


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