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Disappointment Peak

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (Disappointment 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 Disappointment Peak appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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

Disappointment Peak Details

Official summit elevation4242m (13,917')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4243m
Map summit4242m
DEM saddle4190m
Map saddle4180m+
Official saddle depth174'
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page227
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page222
Roper guidebook page217
Climber.Org trip reportsdisappointment
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)369610
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4103210
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4676
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0679
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)369610
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4103300
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4676
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0687