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110. Mt. Hitchcock

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

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

Official summit elevation4019m (13,186')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4011m
Map summit4019m
DEM saddle3878m
Map saddle3860m+
Official saddle depth463'
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 page63
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page64
Roper guidebook page316
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportshitchcock
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)382680
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4046110
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3118
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5550
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)382880
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4045720
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3095
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5515