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85. Black Giant

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

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Red Marker Summit of Black Giant - click here to re-center map on this peak
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

Black Giant Details

Official summit elevation13,330' (4063m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT GODDARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4062m
Map summit13,330'
Official saddle depth300m+Prominence is greater than 300 meters
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page279
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page273
Roper guidebook page168
SummitPost.org pageBLACK GIANT
Climber.Org trip reportsgiant
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)353580
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4107300
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6487
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1023