Round Top P2K SPS / OGUL / WSC / PYNSP
Elephants Back

Sat, May 31, 1997

With: Fred Weber
Kate Weber
Mark Weber
James Fan
Cindy Romer
Ming Siu
John Yong

Etymology
Round Top
Elephants Back
Story Photos / Slideshow Map Profile
Round Top later climbed Fri, Mar 23, 2001
Elephants Back later climbed Fri, Mar 23, 2001

Round Top (10,381 ft.)

Named by Coast Survey in 1874

Also Lake

"For the field season of 1877, Lt. M. M. Macomb wrote that 'we made a triangulation station on what is locally known as Siver Era Peak, but which is called by the United States Coast Survey, "Round Top."' (Wheeler Survey, Report, 1878, 141.) the lake was first named on the 15-minute quad, 1965."
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada
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