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123. “Checkered Demon”


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 elevation13,121' (3999m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit3980m
Map summit13,121'
DEM saddle3840m
Map saddle12,640'+
Official saddle depth523'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page321
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page311
Roper guidebook page143
SummitPost.org pageCHECKERED DEMON
Climber.Org trip reportscheckereddemon
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)352830
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4124630
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6605
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2584
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)352590
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4124890
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6633
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2607