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Elevation: 13,888'
Location: 36.6899, -118.3657 View Map  Incorrect?
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Junction Peak, just east of Forester Pass (13,200f...

Description 

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.

Getting There 

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



Weather station 11.6 miles from here

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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

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