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112. Basin Mountain

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

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Red Marker Summit of Basin Mountain - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Basin Mountain 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

Basin Mountain Details

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