Temple Crag

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Temple Crag
Temple Crag.jpg
The north face of Temple Crag from the Big Pine Lakes area, October 2007.
Highest point
Elevation 12,982 ft (3,957 m)  NAVD 88[4]
Prominence 246 ft (75 m) [4]
Parent peak Mount Gayley[1]
Coordinates 37°06′35″N 118°29′33″W / 37.1096552°N 118.4926056°W / 37.1096552; -118.4926056Coordinates: 37°06′35″N 118°29′33″W / 37.1096552°N 118.4926056°W / 37.1096552; -118.4926056[5]
Temple Crag is located in California
Temple Crag
Temple Crag
Location in California
Location Inyo County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Split Mountain
Easiest route Exposed scramble, class 3[2]

Temple Crag is a popular rock climbing destination in the Palisades region of the Sierra Nevada. It straddles the drainages of the North and South Forks of Big Pine Creek.

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  1. ^ "Temple Crag". ListsOfJohn.com. Retrieved 2012-04-01. 
  2. ^ a b "Sierra Peaks Section List" (PDF). Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 
  3. ^ "Western States Climbers List". Climber.org. Retrieved 2016-03-24. 
  4. ^ a b "Temple Crag, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2009-07-03. 
  5. ^ "Temple Crag". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-09-08. 

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