Junction Peak P750 SPS / WSC
Diamond Mesa

Sun, Aug 14, 2005

With: Michael Graupe
Mark Thomas
Miguel Forjan
Steve Brezovec
Eric Lee

Etymology
Junction Peak
Story Photos / Slideshow Map Profile

Junction Peak (13,877 ft.)

Named by J.N. LeConte in 1896

Also Pass

"The peak was named by J. N. LeConte in 1896. (Farquhar: LeConte.) It is at the junction of the Kings-Kern Divide with the main Sierra crest. Junction Pass takes its name from the peak; it was opened in 1915 by construction of the John Muir Trail. The name first appears on the sixth edition of the Mt. Whitney 30' map, 1927."
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
More of Bob's Trip Reports

For more information see these SummitPost pages: Junction Peak

This page last updated: Sat Apr 7 17:02:15 2007
For corrections or comments, please send feedback to: snwbord@hotmail.com