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Polemonium Peak  


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Elevation: 14,080'
Location: 37.0929, -118.5124 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

On a ridge between two other CA 14'ers (North Palisade and Mt. Sill), Polemonium Peak is in the middle of California's most alpine terrain.

Getting There 

Approach from the East via N. Big Pine Creek from Glacier Lodge Road, or from the North by South Lake and Hwy 168.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.1 miles from here

2 Total Routes

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['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Polemonium Peak:
V-Notch Couloir   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a WI2-3     Trad, Ice, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200'   
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Featured Route For Polemonium Peak
in the V-Notch

V-Notch Couloir 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a WI2-3  CA : High Sierra : Polemonium Peak
Best in the Fall when the snow has turned to remnant ice. Start early to avoid rockfall from the freeze-thaw cycle. The crux is getting over the bergschrund....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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