Norman Clyde Peak facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsNorman Clyde Peak
Norman Clyde Peak from the northeast, seen over the autumn colors on Big Pine Creek near Glacier Lodge, October 2007.
|Elevation||13,861 ft (4,225 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||272 ft (83 m)|
|Parent peak||Middle Palisade|
|Location||Fresno and Inyo counties, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Split Mountain|
|First ascent||1930 by Norman Clyde|
|Easiest route||Exposed climb, class 4|
Norman Clyde Peak, standing 13,861 feet (4,225 m) tall, is in natural company among the high peaks of the Palisades region of the Sierra Nevada in California. It raises on the main ridge of the Palisades', between Middle Palisade and Palisade Crest. Norman Clyde Glacier on its north face, and Middle Palisade Glacier on its east both feed the headwaters of the South Fork of Big Pine Creek. It is named posthumously for mountaineer Norman Clyde, who first climbed it by way of the Norman Clyde Glacier in 1930.
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