Kennedy Summit Panorama

Kennedy Summit Panorama

Click the image for a full sized labeled version. From Kennedy Mountain’s summit, the view towards the Sierra Crest includes many notable peaks, including Goddard, Darwin, the Palisades, Split Mountain, Brewer, and Silliman. The view here spans from the northwest on the left side to the south at the right.
on Jun 15, 2010 12:33 am
Image Type(s): Panorama
Image ID: 629653


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lcarreau - Jun 22, 2010 10:43 pm - Voted 10/10

Dat's so cool ...

I remember seeing a similar view of 'Brewer'
from the Buck Mountain lookout tower, while
I did a seasonal gig for Sequoia NP.

What about the peaks south of Brewer?
Are those part of the Great Western Divide?


mrchad9 - Jun 23, 2010 1:14 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Dat's so cool ...

Thanks. And you betcha on the Western Divide. But they aren't big or prominent enough for me to identify which is which, so no labels there yet. I think Table, Milestone, Triple Divide, and Silliman all visible.

Sierra Ledge Rat

Sierra Ledge Rat - Jun 26, 2010 4:20 pm - Voted 10/10

Nice work



mrchad9 - Jun 27, 2010 11:12 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Nice work

Thank you. I always like the views a little more when I know what I'm looking at...


rmac10 - Jun 14, 2011 2:33 pm - Hasn't voted

South Of Brewer

Yes, the Great Western Divide peaks north of Colby pass are easily visible. Further to the right are the Kaweahs--The Black Kaweah is comparatively visible on the ridge. Mt. Kaweah--although 13,802 (highest peak west of the crest) is blurred by Red Kaweah and other peaks on the Kaweah Peaks Ridge.


rmac10 - Jun 14, 2011 2:40 pm - Hasn't voted

Peak 11,485

Left of Silliman, up a broad slope, is Peak 11,485--the highest point on the Silliman Tablelands. The view from here is spectacular. One can see from Ritter south through the Kings River Drainage (Palisades) to the Kaweahs. The Black Kaweah is awesome from here. Not many people travel up the Marble Fork of the Kaweah beyond the Pear Lake area, so they miss this viewpoint that I consider one of the finest in the Sierra.


rmac10 - Sep 16, 2013 2:52 pm - Hasn't voted


Agassiz and Winchell look great from this view point too! Lovely shot!


mrchad9 - Sep 17, 2013 6:04 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Palisades

Thanks rmac10!

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