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“Bilko Pinnacle”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

“Bilko Pinnacle” Details

Official summit elevation4087m (13,409')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4087m
Map summit4080m+
DEM saddle4059m
Map saddle4040m+
Official saddle depth92'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page115
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page113
Roper guidebook page283
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportsbilko
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)366040
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4044090
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4973
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5346
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)366090
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4044060
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4968
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5343