Mount Davis (California)
Mount Davis is the peak on the right
|Elevation||12,309 ft (3,752 m) NAVD 88|
|Listing||Sierra Peaks Section|
|Location||Madera and Mono counties, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Ritter Range, Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Ritter|
|Age of rock||Cretaceous|
|First ascent||1891 by Milton F. Davis|
|Easiest route||Scramble, class 2|
Mount Davis is a prominent peak in the Ansel Adams Wilderness on the Inyo National Forest and south of Yosemite National Park. The peak was named in honor of Lieutenant Milton Fennimore Davis, who was with the first troops detailed to guard Yosemite National Park. Davis was the first person to climb the peak.
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- "Mount Davis". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
- Secor, R.J. (2009). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (3rd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. p. 395. ISBN 9780898869712.
- Farquhar, Francis P. (1926). Place Names of the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club. Retrieved 2010-01-06.
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