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24. CalTech Peak

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

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

CalTech Peak Details

Official summit elevation4216m (13,832')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4209m
Map summit4216m
DEM saddle4048m
Map saddle4040m+
Official saddle depth551'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page145
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page139
Roper guidebook page265
SummitPost.org pageCALTECH PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportscaltech
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)375840
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4061070
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3906
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6889
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)375740
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4061420
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3918
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.6921