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Lawson Peak

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

Lawson Peak Details

Official summit elevation4003m (13,133')
Summit elevation source mapTRIPLE DIVIDE PEAK, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4003m
Map summit13,120'+
DEM saddle3926m
Map saddle12,880'+
Official saddle depth253'
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 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page110
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page108
Roper guidebook page280
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportslawson
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)364550
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4046940
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5145
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5601
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)364570
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4046700
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5142
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5579