Other areas nearby:
Bear Creek Spire
Black Kaweah, The
Devils Crag 1
Little Lakes Peak
Little Slide Spires
Lone Pine Peak
Mt. Clarence King
Mt. Francis Farquhar
Norman Clyde Peak
Red Slate Mountain
Third Recess Peak
This is the southernmost of The Sierra Nevada Fourteeners.
It was probably ascended by Native Americans first. William Bellows made the first recorded ascent in 1864. Getting There
The easiest approach is from Cottonwood Lakes.
Go west on Whitney Portal Road. Turn left on Horseshoe Meadows Road. Turn right at the Pack Station Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead sign. Park at Horseshoe Meadows Parking lot and take the trail to the lakes.
Local Information for Mt. Langley
By Matthew Fienup Administrator From: Ventura, CA Jul 20, 2009
Cottonwood Lakes ranks as one of my very favorite locations in the High Sierra. Old Army Pass, above Lake 4 in the Cottonwood Lakes, is a spectacular and improbably easy approach to Mount Langley.