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Night Cap Peak (10,640')

 
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<font color=maroon>Night Cap Peak (10,640\')</font>
I took this photo on May 7, 2004, just a few miles east
of Dardenelle, California. I was traveling east on Hwy 108 towards Kennedy Meadow and Sonora Pass. It didn't have too much snow left on it, this being its northeast face. Alpinist guessed it correctly!
"Along the western slopes of the
central Sierra, the gentle terrain
of Emigrant Wilderness, which was
shaped by glaciers and volcanos,
offers the easiest access to northern
Yosemite NP. The Kennedy brothers
established Kennedy Meadows Resort
in 1886, and the area has focused on
recreation ever since. It first received
protection as Emigrant Basin Primitive
Area in 1931 and became a wilderness
area in 1975."

- Lonely Planet Publications

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AlpinistName that peak

Alpinist

Voted 10/10

That's Night Cap Peak...
Posted Jan 12, 2008 4:55 pm

lcarreauRe: Name that peak

lcarreau

Hasn't voted

Thank you, sir! It looks different with snow on it. Would have LOVED to had climbed it, but perhaps next time. Have a great weekend!!!
Posted Jan 12, 2008 5:05 pm

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lcarreauSubmitted by lcarreau
on Jan 11, 2008 9:58 pm

Image ID: 372122
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Lat/Lon: 38.33735°N / 119.8138°W
Object Title: Night Cap Peak (10,640')

Image Type(s): Flora, Informational, Scenery