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104. “Mt. Carl Heller”

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Mt. Carl Heller”), 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 “Mt. Carl Heller” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Mt. Carl Heller” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Mt. Carl Heller” 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

“Mt. Carl Heller” Details

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