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“Aiguille du Paquoir” Details

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“Aiguille du Paquoir”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Aiguille du Paquoir”), 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 du Paquoir” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Aiguille du Paquoir” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Aiguille du Paquoir” 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 du Paquoir” Details

Official summit elevation4264m (13,990')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4264m
Map summit4260m+
DEM saddle4237m
Map saddle4220m+
Official saddle depth89'
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 2
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 reportspaquoir
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384530
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4047840
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2914
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5708
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384500
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4047900
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2918
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5713