Mount Morgan (Mono County, California)

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Not to be confused with Mount Morgan (Inyo County, California) located 9 miles (14 km) to the south southwest..
Mount Morgan
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Mount Morgan from Davis Lake
Highest point
Elevation 12,998+ ft (3,962+ m)  NAVD 88[2]
Prominence 1,472 ft (449 m) [2]
Listing Sierra Peaks Section[1]
Coordinates 37°30′41″N 118°46′47″W / 37.5113223°N 118.7798486°W / 37.5113223; -118.7798486Coordinates: 37°30′41″N 118°46′47″W / 37.5113223°N 118.7798486°W / 37.5113223; -118.7798486[3]
Geography
Location Mono County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Convict Lake
Climbing
First ascent 1934 by David Brower and Norman Clyde[4]
Easiest route Hike, arduous class 1[4]

Mount Morgan is a highest point on Nevahbe Ridge in the Sherwin Range of the Sierra Nevada. It lies in Mono County, California, between McGee Canyon and Hilton Lakes. The mountain is in the John Muir Wilderness Area in the Inyo National Forest.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sierra Peaks Section List" (PDF). Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  2. ^ a b "Mount Morgan, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-01-19. 
  3. ^ "Mount Morgan". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  4. ^ a b Roper, Steve (1976). The Climber's Guide to the High Sierra. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. pp. 133, 340. ISBN 9780871561473. 

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