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This list of first ascents in the Sierra Nevada can be sorted by any listed characteristic. The route taken and its Yosemite Decimal System rating are given where known.

Peak Height (ft) Height (m) Route YDS Class Climbers Date Source
Mount Langley 14,032 4,277 South Slopes 1 William Bellows 01864 1864 Secor
Red Slate Mountain 13,156 4,010 1 James Gardiner * disputed by Farquhar 01864 1864 Secor
Mount Brewer 13,576 4,138 South Ridge 2 William Brewer, Charles Hoffmann 01864-07-02 July 2, 1864 Secor
Mount Tyndall 14,025 4,275 North Rib 3 Clarence King, Richard Cotter 01864-07-06 July 6, 1864 Secor
Mount Clark 11,527 3,513 Southeast Arête 4 Clarence King, James Gardiner 01866-07-12 July 12, 1866 Secor
Cathedral Peak 10,911 3,326 West Face 4 John Muir 01869-09 September 1869 Secor
Mount Lyell 13,120 4,000 Lyell Glacier 2-3 John B. Tilestone 01871-08-29 August 29, 1871 Secor
Mount Whitney 14,505 4,421 West Slope 2 "The Fishermen" Charles Begole, Albert Johnson, John Lucas 01873-08-18 August 18, 1873 Secor
Half Dome 8,836 2,693 Cables Route 6 George Anderson 01875-10-12 October 12, 1875 Farquhar
Mount Starr King 9,092 2,771 Northeast Side 5.2 George Bailey, E. S. Schuyler 01876-08 August 1876 Secor
Mount Maclure 12,886 3,928 Southeast Ridge 3 Willard Johnson 01883 1883 Secor
Mount Williamson 14,389 4,386 Southeast ridge from George Creek 2 W.L. Hunter, C. Mulholland 01884 1884 Secor
Split Mountain 14,064 4,287 Frank Salque and party 01887-07 July 1887 Secor
Junction Peak 13,888 4,233 South Ridge 3 Edwin Copeland, E.N. Henderson 01899-08-08 August 8, 1899 Secor
Mount Sill 14,159 4,316 Southwest slope 2-3 Joseph LeConte, James Moffit, James Hutchinson, Robert Pike (Sierra Club) 01903-07-24 July 24, 1903 Secor
North Palisade 14,248 4,343 The LeConte Route 4 James S. Hutchinson, Joseph N. LeConte, James K. Moffitt 01903-07-25 July 25, 1903 Secor
Table Mountain 13,627 4,154 West Ridge, South Side 3 Gilbert Hassel, Fred Shoup & Paul Shoup 01908-08-25 August 25, 1908 Secor
Temple Crag 12,982 3,957 Southeast face 3 United States Geological Survey 01909 1909 Secor
Milestone Mountain 13,641 4,158 Southwest Ridge 3 William E. Colby, Francis Farquhar & Robert Price 01912-07-14 July 14, 1912 Secor
Mount Muir 14,018 4,273 West face 3 LeRoy Jeffers 01919 1919 Secor
Mount Humphreys 13,992 4,265 Southwest Slope and Northwest Face 4 George Bunn and party 01919-08-03 August 3, 1919 Secor
Black Kaweah 13,680 4,170 West Ridge 3 Onis Brown, James Hutchinson, Duncan McDuffie 01920-08-11 August 11, 1920 Secor
Triple Divide Peak 12,634 3,851 East Ridge 2-3 James Hutchinson, Charles Noble 01920 1920 Secor
Middle Palisade 14,018 4,273 Farquhar Route 4 Francis Farquhar, Ansel Hall 01921-08-26 August 26, 1921 Secor
Mount Russell 14,094 4,296 East ridge 3 Norman Clyde 01926-06-24 June 24, 1926 Secor
Mount Morrison 12,366 3,769 East Slope 2 John Mendenhall 01928 1928 Secor
Clyde Minaret 12,264 3,738 Glacier Route 4 Clyde, NormanNorman Clyde 01928-06-27 June 27, 1928 Secor
Norman Clyde Peak 13,855 4,223 North face 3 Clyde, NormanNorman Clyde 01930-06-09 June 9, 1930 Secor
Thunderbolt Peak 14,003 4,268 Underhill Couloir 4 Lewis Clark, Norman Clyde, Glen Dawson, Jules Eichorn, Francis Farquhar, Bestor Robinson, Robert L. M. Underhill 01931-08-13 August 13, 1931 Secor
Mount Farquhar 12,899 3,932 South Ridge 3 Norman Clyde and party 01932-07-17 July 17, 1932 Secor
Polemonium Peak 14,080 4,290 U Notch 5.2 Lewis Clark, Julie Mortimer, Jack Riegelhuth, Ted Waller 01933-08-02 August 2, 1933 Secor
Mount Le Conte 13,930 4,250 3 Clyde, NormanNorman Clyde 01935-06 June 1935 Secor
North Dome 7,542 2,299 Royal Arches Route 5.10 Adam, Harris, Davis 01936 1936 Roper; Steck
Lost Arrow Spire 6,930 2,110 Spire Chimney 5.10 Ax Nelson, John Salathé 01947 1947 Roper; Steck
Sentinel Rock 7,038 2,145 Steck-Salathe Route 5.9 John Salathé, Allen Steck 01950 1950 Roper; Steck
Palisade Crest 13,559 4,133 Northwest ridge 4 Don Jensen, Joan Jensen, Rex Post 01969 1969 Secor

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