Elevation

14,012 ft / 4,271 m

#17 in California

#112 in United States

Prominence

1,086 ft / 331 m

#373 in California

#1,692 in United States

Summits

17 summits

#242 in California

#1,179 in United States

Top climbing months

September  41%

August   29%

July   23%

Most climbed route

East face

Highlights

  • The 12th highest peak in California and one of its 14 Fourteeners
  • Part of the Palisades group in the central Sierra Nevada range and home of the Middle Palisade Glacier on its eastern slopes
  • Easiest route involves Class 3 scrambling up a chute in the east face of the peak
  • Featured in a woodcut print by popular artist Tom Killion in 2017 https://tomkillion.com/10s/middle-palisade-peak

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