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112. Basin Mountain


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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Official summit elevation13,181' (4018m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4020m
Map summit13,181'
DEM saddle3885m
Map saddle12,720'+
Official saddle depth443'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page325
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page314
Roper guidebook page141
SummitPost.org pageBASIN MOUNTAIN
Climber.Org trip reportsbasin
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)353110
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4128890
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6582
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2968
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)352580
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4128610
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6641
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2942