Mount Darwin

One of the most prominant peaks of the Evolution region. Darwins flat top is easily recognized from a great distance. There is a glacier under the North Face, giving Darwin an alpine setting. The summit is a class 3 pinnacle perched over the East Face ( fun and scary ).One of the mountain climbs of the Sierra Nevada.

Elevation (feet): 13,831
Elevation (meters): 4,216
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.1669
Longitude: -118.671
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1908
First successful climber(s): E.C.Andrews and Willard Johnson
Convenient Center: Bishop

Thanks to Craig Peer for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for Mount Darwin.

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  • Log #14362 - by Craig Peer on June 15, 2000
    Climbed the North East Ridge with Allen Mead on 8 - 4 - 76, about 1 month after I learned roped climbing.A nice route - class 4-5. Allen died 6 days later in Ionian Basin of a bleeding ulcer. Came...