Bloody Mountain (California) facts for kids
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Bloody Mountain, Mammoth Lakes, CA, US. Shot from the North (Highway 203)
|Elevation||12,558 ft (3,828 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||1,234 ft (376 m)|
|Location||Mono County, California, U.S|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Bloody Mountain|
|First ascent||July 3, 1928 by Norman Clyde|
The origin of the name Bloody Mountain is unclear. Some hold it was named for the color of the rocks of the mountain, while others believe it was named for a bloody skirmish between the sheriff and escaped convicts in 1871.
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