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Middle Palisade
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Middle Palisade, from Lone Pine Creek drainage
Highest point
Elevation 14,018 ft (4,273 m) NAVD 88
Prominence 1,085 ft (331 m)
Parent peak North Palisade
Middle Palisade is located in California
Middle Palisade
Middle Palisade
Location in California
Location Fresno and Inyo counties, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Split Mountain
First ascent August 26, 1921 by Francis Farquhar and Ansel Hall
Easiest route East Face: Exposed scramble, class 3

Middle Palisade is a peak in the Palisades group, part of the central Sierra Nevada mountain range in the U.S. state of California. It is the twelfth highest peak in the state.

Several routes involving exposed scrambling and/or easy technical rock climbing (class 4) exist on the various flanks of Middle Palisade. Some routes involve travel on the Middle Palisade Glacier. The easiest route involves scrambling (class 3) up a chute in the east face of the peak.

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