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Quick facts for kidsMount Abbot
Mount Abbot, showing the north couloir.
Petit Griffon is the gendarme on the right.
|Elevation||13,710 ft (4,180 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||864 ft (263 m)|
|Location||Fresno / Inyo counties, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Abbot|
|First ascent||July 13, 1908 by Joseph N. Le Conte, James S. Hutchinson & Duncan McDuffie|
|Easiest route||Moderate scramble, class 3|
Mount Abbot is a mountain in California's Sierra Nevada, in the John Muir Wilderness. It is located between Mount Mills and Mount Dade along the Sierra Crest and straddles the border between Fresno and Inyo counties.
The peak was named for Henry Larcom Abbot who, in 1855, was a member of the Williamson party of the Pacific Railroad Surveys in California and Oregon. He retired from the United States Army as a brigadier general in 1904.
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