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“Koontz Pinnacle” Details

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“Koontz Pinnacle”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Koontz Pinnacle”), 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 “Koontz Pinnacle” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Koontz Pinnacle” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Koontz Pinnacle” 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

“Koontz Pinnacle” Details

Official summit elevation13,600' (4145m)
Summit elevation source mapTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4112m
Map summit13,600'+
DEM saddle4118m
Map saddle13,440'+
Official saddle depth90'
Saddle elevation source mapTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page114
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page112
Roper guidebook page282
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportskoontz
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)365160
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4045220
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5074
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5446
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)365150
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4045240
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5075
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5448