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21. Junction Peak


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 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