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Mount Gabb
Mount Gabb from East.jpg
Mount Gabb as viewed from the east
Highest point
Elevation 13,747 ft (4,190 m)
Prominence 2,581 ft (787 m)
Listing California highest major peaks 11th
Geography
Location Fresno County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Mount Abbot
Climbing
First ascent June 1917 by A. L. Jordan and H. H. Bliss

Mount Gabb (13,747 feet (4,190 m)) is in the central Sierra Nevada in the U.S. state of California. Mount Gabb is in the John Muir Wilderness of Sierra National Forest and is named after William More Gabb, a paleontologist and member of the Whitney Survey.

The ascent up the south face is a class 2-3 climb from Lake Italy. Alternatively, the peak can be accessed from Upper Mills Creek Lake, and is a class 2 climb.

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