Sharktooth Peak

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This article is for the mountain in California. For the similarly named peak in Colorado see Sharkstooth Peak. For the similarly named mountains in British Columbia, Canada, see Sharktooth Mountain and Shark Tooth Mountain.
Sharktooth Peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,654+ ft (4162+ m)  NAVD 88[2]
Prominence 197 ft (60 m) [2]
Parent peak Mount LeConte[1]
Coordinates 37°28′50″N 119°01′36″W / 37.4804963°N 119.0267892°W / 37.4804963; -119.0267892Coordinates: 37°28′50″N 119°01′36″W / 37.4804963°N 119.0267892°W / 37.4804963; -119.0267892[3]
Geography
Location Fresno County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Sharktooth Peak
Climbing
First ascent 2002 by Steve Eckert[4]
Easiest route Easy scramble, class 2[4]

Sharktooth Peak is in the Sierra Nevada on the Silver Divide. It is in the John Muir Wilderness in Fresno County 11 miles (18 km) south southwest of the town of Mammoth Lakes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Key Col for Sharktooth". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-03-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Sharktooth, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2016-03-24. 
  3. ^ "Sharktooth Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-08-14. 
  4. ^ a b Secor, R.J. (2009). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (3rd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. p. 363. ISBN 9780898869712.