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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 elevation4031m (13,225')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4032m
Map summit4031m
DEM saddle3881m
Map saddle3860m+
Official saddle depth495'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page83
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page79
Roper guidebook page303
SummitPost.org pageMT CARL HELLER
Climber.Org trip reportscarlheller
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)383960
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4052350
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2985
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6114
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384120
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4051950
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2966
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.6078