Starlight Peak

Elevation (feet): 14,200
Elevation (meters): 4,328
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.094167
Longitude: -118.5142
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1930
First successful climber(s): Norman Clyde
Nearest major airport: Los Angeles, California
Convenient Center: Big Pine

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for adding this peak.

Starlight Peak is a subsidiary peak on the North Palisade, the third highest mountain in the Sierra Nevada. Starlight is a large rock peak towering just northwest of the main peak. Its summit, known as the "Milk Bottle", is a 20-30 foot exposed rock pillar, only two feet wide at the top. Starlight Peak is home to a variety of challenging rock climbing routes.

Thanks to Terrill Thompson for this description.


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