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“Balcony Peak”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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Red Marker Summit of “Balcony Peak” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Balcony Peak” 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

“Balcony Peak” Details

Official summit elevation4224m (13,858')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4224m
Map summit4220m+
DEM saddle4195m
Map saddle4180m+
Official saddle depth95'
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page227
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page222
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportsbalcony
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)369710
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4103170
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4665
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0675
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)369670
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4103190
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4669
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0677