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59. Mt. Hale


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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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