Mount Goddard Summit Panorama

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A 248 degree view east from Mount Goddard put together by stitching six separate photos together. Northwest is on the far left and south-southwest is on the right.
September 2011

I had long noticed that virtually every peak I climbed in the Sierra tends to have a decent view of Mount Goddard. It wasn’t until I reached the summit of Mount Goddard itself that it occurred to me what this might indicate about the vista from there.

Here a total of 84 peaks have been definitively identified, and of course there are 100s of others visible on the horizons too.

Peaks range from Mount Lyell (53 miles) to White Mountain Peak (44 miles) to Mount Whitney (43 miles) to Mount Kaweah (42 miles). All of the 15 so-called Emblem Peaks of the SPS List are visible except Matterhorn Peak (the northernmost) and Olancha Peak (the southernmost).

In addition to visible confirmations, peak identification was aided by drawing arrays on topographic maps and comparing the angles between the resulting arrays with horizontal spacing observed in the photograph. Not an easy process but just about the only way to validate peaks 30+ miles away!


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Noondueler - Mar 11, 2013 1:09 pm - Voted 10/10


What a view! If you do Gabb I'd like to see that one too.


mrchad9 - Mar 11, 2013 1:21 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thanks Noondueler. Yeah Gabb would be a good one too, but a good bit closer to the Sierra Crest... I am not sure any peak could rival Mount Goddard.

I'll be visiting Gabb this summer I think! Haven't been yet.


Noondueler - Mar 11, 2013 1:28 pm - Voted 10/10

Re: Wow!

Morgan south is right up there.

Antonio Giani

Antonio Giani - Mar 11, 2013 7:09 pm - Voted 10/10



Ciao Antonio (O:


mrchad9 - Mar 11, 2013 7:14 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Super...

Sì un sacco di lavoro! Sono felice che ti piaccia. Grazie mille Antonio!!!


Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Mar 12, 2013 8:27 pm - Voted 10/10


Thank you for posting this. Incredible amount of info in this pic!


mrchad9 - Mar 12, 2013 8:28 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Incredible

You might be in there somewhere Vitaliy!


PAROFES - Mar 28, 2013 10:32 am - Voted 10/10

Such a cool

Photo Chad.
I enjoy very much informative panoramas!


mrchad9 - Mar 28, 2013 11:55 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Such a cool

This is about as informative as I can get! Thank you Paulo.

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