Castle Peak (California)
Castle Peak from Andesite Peak
|Elevation||9,109 ft (2,776 m) NAVD 88|
|Listing||Sierra Peaks Section List|
|Location||Nevada County, California, U.S.|
|Topo map||USGS Norden|
|Easiest route||Exposed scramble (class 3)|
Castle Peak is a mountain in California's Sierra Nevada near I-80, Donner Pass, and the Nevada border. It is in the Tahoe National Forest not far off the Pacific Crest Trail, and adjacent to Castle Pass. It was originally named Mount Stanford by the Whitney Survey of 1860-74.
- Sierra Nevada subalpine zone — habitat and forest surrounding peak.
- "Castle Peak". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
- "Castle Peak". SummitPost.org. http://www.summitpost.org/page/152352.
- "Castle Peak Trail". Trailspotting. Retrieved 2009-12-18.
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