Norman Clyde Peak

Elevation (feet): 13,920
Elevation (meters): 4,243
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.075
Longitude: -118.472
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1930
First successful climber(s): Norman Clyde
Convenient Center: Bishop

Thanks to Craig Peer for adding this peak.

An impressive looking peak with several interesting routes. The " standard route " up the North - northeast face is class 3 -4 with tricky route finding.In 1972, Smoke Blanchard and Jules Eichorn scattered Norman Clydes ashes from the summit.

Trip Reports

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

There are 2 trip reports for Norman Clyde Peak.

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  • Log #14391 - by Jared Sexty on Nov 09, 2000
    I climbed this peak thinking it was Middle Palisade. Climbed the steep ice chute on the NE side. Super fun, a good kicker. I would recommend going with a partner, lil sketchy if ya slip, might not be...
  • Log #14392 - by Craig Peer on June 16, 2000
    Climbed the North - northeast ridge with Tim Winiarski. A nice climb with one roped pitch.