Sierra Classics - 100 Best Climbs in the High Sierra (Moynier & Fiddler)

Peaks listed roughly in order of south to north, within regions ordered roughly south to north.

Whitney Area
  • Mount LeConte (13,960') - Southwest Ridge (II 5.6)
  • Mount McAdie (13,760') - East Ridge (cl. 3) 
  • Mount Chamberlin (13,169') - North Face (V 5.10a A2)
  • Lone Pine Peak (12,944') - North Ridge (III 5.5-5.7)
  • Keeler Needle (14,000+') - East Face (V 5.10c)
  • Mount Whitney (14,505') - East Face (III 5.7) 
  • Mount Whitney (14,494') - East Buttress (III 5.7)
  • Mount Russell (14,086') - East Ridge (cl. 3)
  • Mount Russell (14,086') - Fishhook Arete (III 5.8) 
  • Mount Russell (14,086') - Mithral Dihedral (III 5.10a) 
  • Mount Carl Heller (13,211') - East Arete (cl. 3)

Williamson Area
  • Mount Williamson (14,375') - North Arete (The Long Twisting Rib) (III 5.4) - Do as winter ascent
  • Mount Tyndall (14,018') - North Rib (cl. 3)
  • Junction Peak (13,888') - South Ridge (cl. 3) (DNF) - Do as winter ascent?
  • Mount Stanford (13,963') - South Ridge (cl. 3)
  • Mount Ericsson (13,608') - South Ridge (cl. 3-4) 
  • Center Peak (12,760') - Northwest Arete (II 5.7) 

Brewer Area
  • Milestone Mountain (13,641') - W Ridge from the East (cl. 3)
  • Table Mountain (13,630') - South Face (cl. 3)
  • Thunder Mountain (13,588') - East Ridge (cl. 3)
  • Mount Brewer (13,570') - Northeast Face (III 5.7)
  • North Guard (13,327') - Southwest Face (cl. 4)

Kaweah Area
  • Black Kaweah (13,765') - South Face (cl. 4) - Do as winter ascent
  • Eagle Scout Peak (12,040') - North Face (III 5.7)
  • Mount Stewart (12,205') - North Face, West Pillar (III 5.9+)
  • Angel Wings (10,252') - South Arete Direct (V 5.9 A3)

Mt Clarence King Area
  • Charlotte Dome (10,690') - South Face (III 5.8) 
  • Mount Gardiner (12,907') - East Ridge (cl. 4)
  • Mount Clarence King (12,906') - South Face (5.4)
  • Mount Clarence King (12,906') - Southeast Face (Ramp Route) (III 5.8+)
  • Dragon Peak (12,955') - Northwest Arete (II 5.8) 

Arrow Peak Area
  • Arrow Peak (12,958') - Northeast Ridge (cl. 3)

Split Mountain Area
  • Split Mountain (14,058') - Northeast Couloir (cl. 4 ice & snow)

Palisade Area
  • The Palisade Traverse (Southfork Pass to Jigsaw Pass) (VI 5.9)
  • Middle Palisade (14,040') - Northeast Face (cl. 3-4)
  • Norman Clyde Peak (13,920') - Twilight Pillar (III 5.8+)
  • Temple Crag (12,999') - Moon Goddess Arete (IV 5.7)
  • Temple Crag (12,999') - Sun Ribbon Arete (IV 5.9)
  • Temple Crag (12,999') - Dark Star (V 5.10 A0)
  • Mount Sill (14,162') - Swiss Arete (III 5.7)
  • Polemonium Peak (14,000+') - V-Notch Couloir (cl. 5 ice) - Fall Ice Climb
  • North Palisade (14,242') - U-Notch Couloir (cl. 4 ice, 5.6 rock)
  • Thunderbolt Peak (14,000+') - West Chute (SW Chute #1) (cl. 4-5)
  • Mount Winchell (13,768') - Southeast Face/East Ridge (East Arete) (cl. 3)
  • Mount Winchell (13,768') - Southwest Arete (West Arete) (III 5.9)

Mount Darwin Area
  • Mount Goode (13,082') - North Buttress (III 5.9+)
  • Mount Gilbert (13,103') - Northwest Couloir (North Couloir) (cl. 4-5 ice (III AI2/WI3 5.6))
  • Mount Thompson (13,440') - North Couloir (Moynier Couloir) (cl. 4-5 ice (III AI 3 5.5))
  • Picture Peak (13,120') - Northeast Face (IV 5.9)
  • Mount Haeckel (13,435') - Northwest Arete (cl. 4)
  • Mount Darwin (13,830') - North Glacier (cl. 4 ice & snow (AI2)) - Fall Ice Climb
  • Mount Mendel (13,691') - Right Mendel Couloir (cl. 5 ice (III AI2/WI3 5.6))
  • Mount Mendel (13,691') - Left Mendel Couloir (Ice Nine) (cl. 5+ ice (III WI 5+))

Mount Goddard Area
  • Devils Crag #1 (12,560') - Northwest Arete (cl. 5)
  • The Citadel (11,744') - Northeast Arete of East Summit (IV 5.10+)
  • Charybdis (13,091') - Northeast Shoulder (cl. 3)
  • Mount Goddard (13,568') - East Ridge (cl. 3)

Mount Humphreys Area
  • Mount Emerson (13,225') - North Face (cl. 4 ice & snow) - Summer Neve Climb?
  • Mt Humphreys (13,986') - Northwest Face (cl. 4) 
  • Mt Humphreys (13,986') - East Arete (II 5.4)

Seven Gables Area
  • Seven Gables (13,075') - Direct East Face (IV 5.9)
  • Merriam Peak (13,077') - North Buttress (III 5.10)
  • Feather Peak (13,242') - North Couloir (Feather Couloir) (AI2/WI3 cl. 4-5) - Fall Ice Climb

Rock Creek Area
  • Rock Creek Traverse (Mono Pass to Morgan Pass) (V 5.9)
  • Mount Morgan (South) (13,748') - Southwest Ridge (cl. 4)
  • Bear Creek Spire (13,713') - East Arete (IV 5.8)
  • Bear Creek Spire (13,713') - Northeast Ridge (III 5.5)
  • Bear Creek Spire (13,713') - North Arete (III 5.8) 
  • Mount Dade (13,600+') - North Face (cl. 4, AI2) 
  • Mount Abbot (13,704') - North Couloir (Direct) (II AI2 5.4) Dec Ice Climb

Mount Morrison Area
  • Mount Morgan (North) (13,005') - Nevahbe Ridge (cl. 3-4)
  • Red & White Mountain (12,850') - Northeast Ridge (cl. 3 (III))
  • Red Slate Mountain (13,163') - North Couloir (cl. 4 ice & snow) - Fall Ice Climb
  • Mount Morrison (12,268') - North Face (IV 5.10+)

Ritter Range Area
  • The Minaret Traverse (VI 5.9)
  • Clyde Minaret (12,281') - Southeast Face (IV 5.8 (Direct IV 5.9+)) 
  • Michael Minaret (12,240') - Eichorn's Chute (cl. 4-5)
  • Mount Ritter (13,157') - Southwest Ridge (VI 5.9)
  • Mount Ritter (13,157') - North Face (cl. 3)
  • Banner Peak (12,945') - East Corner (III 5.7) 
  • Banner Peak (12,945') - North Buttress (III 5.7) 
  • Banner Peak (12,945') - Northeast Buttress (III 5.6-5.7)

Mount Lyell Area
  • Mount Lyell (13,114') - East Ridge (cl. 3)
  • Mount Maclure (12,960') - North Ridge (cl. 4)

Mount Clark Area
  • Mount Clark (11,522') - Northwest Arete (cl.4-5.5)

Cathedral Area
  • Cathedral Range Traverse (IV 5.7) 
  • Cathedral Peak (10,940') - Southeast Buttress (III 5.6-5.9)
  • Eichorn Pinnacle (10,700') - West Pillar (Direct) (III 5.10b)
  • Matthes Crest (10,880') - Traverse S to N (III 5.7)

Mount Dana Area
  • Mount Dana (13,053') - Dana Couloir (cl. 4 ice)
  • Mount Dana (13,053') - Third Pillar (III 5.10(a))

Mount Conness Area
  • Mount Conness (12,590') - West Ridge (IV 5.6)
  • Mount Conness (12,590') - North Ridge (III 5.6)
  • Mount Conness (12,590') - Southwest Face (Harding Route) (V 5.9 A2 or 5.10c (IV 5.10b))
  • North Peak (12,242') - North Couloir (III, AI2)

Sawtooth Ridge Area
  • Sawtooth Ridge Traverse (Cleaver to Matterhorn Pk) (VI 5.9)
  • Matterhorn Peak (12,279') - North Arete (II 5.6)
  • Blacksmith Peak (11,680') - Northwest Face (III 5.8 A2 or 5.11)
  • The Incredible Hulk (11,040') - Red Dihedral (Ygdrasil) (IV 5.10)
  • The Incredible Hulk (11,040') - Positive Vibrations (V 5.10 A2 or 5.11)

Tower Peak Area
  • Tower Peak (11,755') - Northwest Face (cl. 3)