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“Aiguille Junior” Details

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“Aiguille Junior”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Aiguille Junior”), but may be scrolled around by simply grabbing hold of the map image with the mouse and dragging. The controls at the top may also be used to pan around, adjust magnification, and select different map types. Clicking a peak marker displays a window containing information about the summit. Even more information about “Aiguille Junior” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Aiguille Junior” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Aiguille Junior” with a higher summit
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

“Aiguille Junior” Details

Official summit elevation4245m (13,927')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4245m
Map summit4240m+
DEM saddle4199m
Map saddle4180m+
Official saddle depth151'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page68
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page68
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportsjunior
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384500
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4047550
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2917
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5682
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384440
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4047600
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2924
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5686