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24. CalTech Peak


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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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