Explore the rugged and remote high country of southern Yosemite National Park. This advanced peak challenge is based on the NPS's official map and includes all peaks lying south of Tioga Road that are shown on the map. A vast region with some of the best mountain scenery in the US, you'll likely have most of these peaks all to yourself. A companion to the Yosemite North Peaks Challenge. Note: excludes class 4-5 peaks (Cathedral, Fairview, Unicorn, and Starr King) and Yosemite Valley peaks (featured in a separate challenge on peakery). Based on this official NPS map:


Highest peak

Mount Lyell

13,114 ft / 3,997 m

Most prominent peak

Mount Dana

2,417 ft / 736 m

Most summited peak

Mount Dana

76 summits

Most difficult peak

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Difficulty breakdown

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Top climbing months

August   27%

July   22%

September  15%