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“Crooks Peak”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

“Crooks Peak” Details

Official summit elevation4332m (14,213')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4332m
Map summit4320m+
DEM saddle4283m
Map saddle4280m+
Official saddle depth161'
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 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page69
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page69
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org pageCROOKS PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportscrooks
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384600
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4048260
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2907
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5746
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384460
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4048270
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2923
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5747