Dunderberg Peak

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Dunderberg Peak
Dunderberg Peak shot from the South.JPG
Dunderberg Peak from the South
Highest point
Elevation12,379 ft (3,773 m)  NAVD 88[2]
Prominence1,334 ft (407 m) [2]
ListingSierra Peaks Section[1]
Coordinates38°03′53″N 119°16′28″W / 38.0646445°N 119.2743228°W / 38.0646445; -119.2743228Coordinates: 38°03′53″N 119°16′28″W / 38.0646445°N 119.2743228°W / 38.0646445; -119.2743228[3]
Geography
LocationMono County, California, U.S.
Parent rangeSierra Nevada
Topo mapUSGS Dunderberg Peak
Climbing
First ascent1878 by Lt. M. M. Macomb and party of the Wheeler Survey[4]
Easiest routeHike (class 1-2)[1][4]

Dunderberg Peak is located east of the Sierra Nevada crest near the divide between the Owens and E. Walker Valleys (Conway Summit)[5] in Mono County, in eastern California in the southwestern United States.[3] The peak is in the Hoover Wilderness and is the highest point in Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.[2]

History[edit]

Dunderberg Peak, originally named Castle Peak, was renamed by a party of the Wheeler Survey after the mines upon its northerly slope in 1878.[6]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sierra Peaks Section List" (PDF). Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2014-01-22.
  2. ^ a b c "Dunderberg Peak, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  3. ^ a b "Dunderberg Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  4. ^ a b Secor, R.J. (2009). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (3rd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. p. 443. ISBN 9780898869712.
  5. ^ "Dunderberg Peak". SummitPost.org. Retrieved 2014-01-15.
  6. ^ Farquhar, Francis P. (1926). Place Names of the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club. p. 22. Retrieved 2014-01-15.

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