Laurel Mountain (California)
Laurel Mountain, from the shore of Convict Lake
|Elevation||11,818 ft (3,602 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||1,018 ft (310 m) |
|Location||Mono County, California, United States|
|Parent range||Sherwin Range, Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Bloody Mountain|
|First ascent||1926 by Norman Clyde|
|Easiest route||Hike, class 1|
Laurel Mountain is a peak in Mono County, California. It lies in the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada and is in the Inyo National Forest and the John Muir Wilderness. It reaches a height of 11,818 feet (3,602 m) and is largely composed of metamorphic rock caused by contact with an intruding pluton in the late Cretaceous.
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