Temple Crag

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Temple Crag
Temple Crag.jpg
The north face of Temple Crag from the Big Pine Lakes area, October 2007.
Elevation 12,982 ft (3,957 m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence 246 ft (75 m)[1]
Parent peak Mount Gayley[2]
Listing Sierra Peaks Section[3]
Temple Crag is located in California
Temple Crag
Temple Crag
Location in California
Location Inyo County, California, U.S.
Range Sierra Nevada
Coordinates 37°06′35″N 118°29′33″W / 37.1096552°N 118.4926056°W / 37.1096552; -118.4926056Coordinates: 37°06′35″N 118°29′33″W / 37.1096552°N 118.4926056°W / 37.1096552; -118.4926056[4]
Topo map USGS Split Mountain
Easiest route Exposed scramble, class 3[3]

Temple Crag is a popular rock climbing destination in the Palisades region of the Sierra Nevada. It straddles the drainages of the North and South Forks of Big Pine Creek.

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  1. ^ a b "Temple Crag, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  2. ^ "Temple Crag". ListsOfJohn.com. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  3. ^ a b "Sierra Peaks Section List" (PDF). Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  4. ^ "Temple Crag". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-09-08. 

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