Mount Hopkins (California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Hopkins
Mount Hopkins over Pioneer Basin, sunset
|Elevation||12,304 ft (3,750 m) NGVD 29|
|Prominence||424 ft (129 m)|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Mount Abbot|
|First ascent||1934 by David Brower, Norman Clyde, and Hervey Voge|
|Easiest route||Hike from the east|
Mount Hopkins is a mountain in the John Muir Wilderness north of Kings Canyon National Park. It is one of four peaks that surround Pioneer Basin, 1.4 miles (2.3 km) south-southeast of Mount Crocker, 2 miles (3.2 km) west-southwest of Mount Huntington, and 2 miles (3.2 km) southwest of Mount Stanford. The mountain was named for Mark Hopkins, one of the builders of the Central Pacific Railroad.
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