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36. Black Kaweah

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

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

Black Kaweah Details

Official summit elevation13,680' (4170m)
Summit elevation source mapTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4150m
Map summit13,680'+
DEM saddle4000m
Map saddle13,120'+
Official saddle depth557'
Saddle elevation source mapTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page111
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page108
Roper guidebook page281
SummitPost.org pageBLACK KAWEAH
Climber.Org trip reportskaweah
SPS list classificationMountaineers
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)364400
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4045320
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5159
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5454
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)364760
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4045430
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5119
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5465