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Tresidder Peak

Coordinates: 37°49′47″N 119°25′20″W / 37.8296473°N 119.4221028°W / 37.8296473; -119.4221028
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Tresidder Peak
Northwest peak of Tresidder Peak or Peak 10,450 (in the center) and Southern peak of Tresidder Peak (to the right), seen from Pywiack Dome summit.
Highest point
Elevation10,605+ ft (3233+ m) NAVD 88[1]
Prominence880 ft (268 m)[1]
Coordinates37°49′47″N 119°25′20″W / 37.8296473°N 119.4221028°W / 37.8296473; -119.4221028[2]
Tresidder Peak is located in California
Tresidder Peak
Tresidder Peak
Tresidder Peak is located in the United States
Tresidder Peak
Tresidder Peak
LocationMariposa County, California, U.S.
Parent rangeCathedral Range, Sierra Nevada
Topo mapUSGS Tenaya Lake
First ascentNorth arête, July 4, 1966, by Bruce Kinnison, Alan Zetterberg, and Pierre Zetterberg[3]
Easiest routeBoth the north and south arêtes are rock climbs (class 4)[3]

Tresidder Peak is a mountain in Yosemite National Park, California. The mountain has two summits (peaks or arêtes), about half a mile (800 meters) apart, with the southern peak being the highest. The elevation of the south peak has not been exactly determined but is given as between 10,605 feet (3,232 m) and 10,645 feet (3,245 m).[1] The northern peak is identified on maps as Peak 10,450[1] and has an elevation of 10,450 feet (3,185 m).

It is the line parent of Clouds Rest,[4] and is named for Donald Tresidder, a former president of Stanford University who had a longtime association with Yosemite National Park.[5]

Cathedral Lakes are near.


  1. ^ a b c d "Tresidder Peak, California". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  2. ^ "Tresidder Peak". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2014-02-24.
  3. ^ a b Secor, R.J. (2009). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (3rd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. p. 422. ISBN 978-0898869712.
  4. ^ "Clouds Rest". ListsOfJohn.com. Retrieved 2014-02-23.
  5. ^ Browning, Peter (1986). Place Names of the Sierra Nevada. Berkeley: Wilderness Press. p. 220. ISBN 0899971199.

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