The Miter

Sun, Aug 21, 2011

With: Tom Grundy
Adam Jantz
Bill Peters
Sean O'Rourke
Ephrat Bitton
James Duke
Luca Baradel
Matt Yaussi

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The Miter (12,762 ft.)

Named by Chester Versteeg in 1935

"A name suggested by Chester Versteeg in the 1930s because the mountain's shape looks like a bishop's headdress. (SC papers in BL.) The name appears on the Mt. Whitney 30' map in 1937"
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
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