Rodgers Peak (California) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsRodgers Peak
|Elevation||12,978 ft (3,956 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||738 ft (225 m)|
|Location||Mono County, California, California, U.S.|
|Parent range||Ritter Range|
|Easiest route||Scramble, class 2|
Rodgers Peak is the most northwestern peak in the Ritter Range in Madera County, California. The peak lies on the boundary between Yosemite National Park and the Ansel Adams Wilderness further east. Rodgers Peak is the fourth-highest mountain in Yosemite National Park.
All of Rodgers Peak, Rodgers Canyon, Rodgers Meadow, and Rodgers Lake are named for Captain Alexander Rodgers, Fourth Calvalry, US Army, who was acting superintendent of Yosemite National Park, in 1895 and 1897.
Lieutenant N. F. McClure named the peak, in 1895.
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