Highland Peak P2K SPS / OGUL / PYNSP / WSC
Silver Peak OGUL / PYNSP / WSC

Sat, Sep 8, 2001

With: Steve Sywyk
Ray Bloker

Etymology
Highland Peak
Silver Peak
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Highland Peak (10,935 ft.)

Named by Wheeler Survey in 1878

"'... we occupied the important points in the neighboring mass of mountains, that nearest the town [Silver Mountain City] being known as Silver Mountain. We named the loftiest point ... Highland Peak.' (Wheeler Survey, Report of Lt. Macomb, 1878, 142.)"
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
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For more information see these SummitPost pages: Highland Peak - Silver Peak

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