Elevation

14,012 ft / 4,271 m

#18 in California

#114 in United States

Prominence

1,086 ft / 331 m

#500 in California

#2,213 in United States

Summits

22 summits

#240 in California

#1,279 in United States

Top climbing months

August   29%

September  29%

July   25%

Most climbed route

East face

18.4 mi • 6,778 ft gain

Highlights

  • One of California's 11 Fourteeners with a min of 300 ft prominence
  • 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
10 summits • 18.4 mi • 6,778 ft gain • 17 hr 58 min
6 summits • 15.2 mi • 6,665 ft gain • 27 hr 43 min

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