|Elevation||13,807 ft (4,208 m) NAVD 88|
|Prominence||2,027 ft (618 m)|
|Parent range||Great Western Divide, Sierra Nevada|
|Topo map||USGS Triple Divide Peak|
|First ascent||September 1881 by Frederick H. Wales, William B. Wallace and James W. A. Wright|
|Easiest route||Hike, class 1|
Mount Kaweah is a mountain in California's Sequoia National Park and forms part of the Kaweah Peaks Ridge, a spur of the Great Western Divide which extends south from Triple Divide Peak. It has a summit elevation of 13,807 feet (4,208 m), the highest along the Kaweah ridge.
The peak was named for the Kaweah River which has its headwaters to the west of the Kaweah Peaks Ridge. The Kaweahs, however, drain into the Kern River.The Kaweah River was named for the Kawai (or Gā'wia) tribe, members of the Yokuts people. The Yokuts were once known as Mariposa.
A rare pine, the Foxtail Pine, lives on the southern slopes of Mount Kaweah.
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