Mt. Tom P1K SPS / WSC

Sun, Sep 26, 2004

With: Matthew Holliman

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Mt. Tom (13,652 ft.)

"Named for Thomas Clark, a resident of the pioneer town of Owensville, who is credited with having made the first ascent, in the 1860s. He said he was guided to the top by Indians. (Inyo, 147.)"
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada


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