MT ABBOT (13,704 ft.)
Named by Whitney Survey in 1864
First ascent July 13, 1908, by J. N. LeConte, James
Hutchingson, and Duncan McDuffie.
'Then the rope was brought into play, and, after
two or three ugly places, we finally climbed over the edge once more, this time
at the extreme summit, and Mount Abbott was conquered.' (SCB, no. 1, Jan. 1909:
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
"Henry Larcom Abbot, a lieutenant of topographical engineers, assisted Lt. R. S.
Williamson in making the railroad survey from the
Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River in 1855."
- Erwin Gudde, California Place Names