Mount Morgan (South)

Elevation (feet): 13,748
Elevation (meters): 4,190
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.4
Longitude: -119.25
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Reno, NV
Convenient Center: Tom's Place

Thanks to Steve Bender for adding this peak.

Mount Morgan sits more than 3000 feet above Rock Creek on the east side of Little Lakes Valley (less than 1 mi horizontal). A 2.5 mi trail from Rock Creek Lake (9695') leaves the valley north of the peak and climbs to Francis Lake (10940'). From the lake, it's 2800 feet of cross country up the right side of the stream channel and onto the valley ridge. Near the top, the ridge flattens out, making the peak appear closer than it actually is.

Trip Reports

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

There is one trip report for Mount Morgan (South).

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  • Log #18028 - by Steve Bender on Jan 22, 2003
    This was a harrowing climb--five miles each way was no problem, and as you can see in the photo, it was a beautiful morning. But by the time we had reached the ridge running right to left, it was...