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98. Gendarme Peak

Officially passes though saddle depth might be less than 300'

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

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

Gendarme Peak Details

Official summit elevation13,252' (4039m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4040m
Map summit13,252'
DEM saddle3945m
Map saddle12,920'+
Official saddle depth312'292' to 332' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page264
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page253
Roper guidebook page195
SummitPost.org pageGENDARME PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsgendarme
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)364030
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4109810
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5316
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1265
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)363610
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4109630
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5363
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1249