Junction Peak, just east of Forester Pass (13,200f...
Named due to its position between the Sierra Crest and the Kings-Kern Divide.
First climbed in 1899 by E.B. Copeland and E.N. Anderson.
From the Symmes Creek trailhead, follow established trail to Shepherd Pass (~12,000'). From here, Junction Peak will be visible to the NW.
Climbing Season For the High Sierra area.
Weather station 11.6 miles from here
1 Total Routes
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Featured Route For Junction Peak
South Ridge 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a CA
: High Sierra
: ... : Junction Peak
A fun 3rd class scramble while in the Mt. Williamson area. Nice view of Mt. Keith to the NE; Mt. Ericsson and Mt. Stanford to the west.From Shepherd Pass (12,000'), hike due west cross-country. Find the path of least resistance up to the Diamond Mesa (12,600'). Continue north along ridgeline to the summit.To descend, retrace steps....[more] Browse More Classics in CA