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21. Junction Peak

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

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

Junction Peak Details

Official summit elevation13,888' (4233m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CALIF. USGS 15' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4230m
Map summit13,888'
DEM saddle3997m
Map saddle3980m+
Official saddle depth774'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WILLIAMSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WILLIAMSON, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page146
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page139
Roper guidebook page263
SummitPost.org pageJUNCTION PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsjunction
SPS list classificationMountaineers
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)378020
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4061270
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3663
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6910
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)377390
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4061660
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3734
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.6944