Mount Gabb

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Mount Gabb
Mount Gabb from East.jpg
Mount Gabb as viewed from the east
Highest point
Elevation13,747 ft (4,190 m) [1]
Prominence2,581 ft (787 m) [1]
ListingCalifornia highest major peaks 11th
Coordinates37°22′36″N 118°48′09″W / 37.37667°N 118.80250°W / 37.37667; -118.80250Coordinates: 37°22′36″N 118°48′09″W / 37.37667°N 118.80250°W / 37.37667; -118.80250[2]
Mount Gabb is located in California
Mount Gabb
Mount Gabb
Location in California
Mount Gabb is located in the United States
Mount Gabb
Mount Gabb
Location in the United States
LocationFresno County, California, U.S.
Parent rangeSierra Nevada
Topo mapUSGS Mount Abbot
First ascentJune 1917 by A. L. Jordan and H. H. Bliss[3]

Mount Gabb (13,747 feet (4,190 m)) is in the central Sierra Nevada in the U.S. state of California.[4] Mount Gabb is in the John Muir Wilderness of Sierra National Forest and is named after William More Gabb, a paleontologist and member of the Whitney Survey.[3]

The ascent up the south face is a class 2-3 climb from Lake Italy. Alternatively, the peak can be accessed from Upper Mills Creek Lake, and is a class 2 climb.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Mount Gabb, California". Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  2. ^ "Mount Gabb". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  3. ^ a b Peter Browning (2011). Sierra Nevada Place Names: From Abbot to Zumwalt. Great West Books. pp. 86–87. ISBN 978-0-944220-23-8.
  4. ^ Mount Abbot, CA (Map). TopoQwest (United States Geological Survey Maps). Retrieved April 13, 2016.
  5. ^ "Mount Gabb". Summit Post. February 15, 2006. Retrieved August 14, 2018.