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121. Mt. Baxter

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Baxter - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Mt. Baxter 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

Mt. Baxter Details

Official summit elevation4004m (13,136')
Summit elevation source mapKEARSARGE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4004m
Map summit4004m
DEM saddle3817m
Map saddle3800m+
Official saddle depth614'
Saddle elevation source mapKEARSARGE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceKEARSARGE PEAK, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page175
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page168
Roper guidebook page254
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT BAXTER
Climber.Org trip reportsbaxter
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)378380
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4080230
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3653
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.8619
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)377980
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4080160
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3698
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.8613