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124. “Checkered Demon”

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

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Red Marker Summit of “Checkered Demon” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Checkered Demon” 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

“Checkered Demon” Details

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