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Black Kaweah
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Black Kaweah is the leftmost peak
Highest point
Elevation 13,686+ ft (4,172+ m) NAVD 88
Prominence 520 ft (158 m)
Parent peak Red Kaweah
Listing SPS Mountaineers peak
Location Sequoia National Park, Tulare County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada, Great Western Divide
Topo map USGS Triple Divide Peak
First ascent August 11, 1920 via West Ridge by Duncan McDuffie, Onis Brown, James Hutchinson
Easiest route Moderate scramble, class 3

Black Kaweah is a mountain of the Kaweah Peaks Ridge of the California's Sierra Nevada, in Sequoia National Park. The peak has a local magnetic disturbance that has caused compasses in the vicinity to vary by up to eight degrees. Fulgurites can be found on the peak.

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