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59. Mt. Hale

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

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

Official summit elevation4113m (13,494')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4110m
Map summit4113m
DEM saddle3912m
Map saddle3900m+
Official saddle depth659'
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 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page75
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page74
Roper guidebook page307
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT HALE
Climber.Org trip reportshale
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)382480
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4049800
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3146
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5882
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)383260
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4049680
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3059
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5872