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107. Mt. Emerson

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Emerson - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Mt. Emerson 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. Emerson Details

Official summit elevation13,204' (4025m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4028m
Map summit13,204'
DEM saddle3787m
Map saddle12,440'+
Official saddle depth791'
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 page309
Roper guidebook page143
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT EMERSON
Climber.Org trip reportsemerson
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)353360
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4122870
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6542
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2426
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)352340
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4123750
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6659
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2504