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125. Mt. Lyell

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Lyell - click here to re-center map on this peak
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

Mt. Lyell Details

Official summit elevation13,114' (3997m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT LYELL, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit3991m
Map summit13,114'
Official saddle depth300m+Prominence is greater than 300 meters
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page415
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page393
Roper guidebook page93
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT LYELL
Climber.Org trip reportslyell
SPS list classificationEmblem
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)299900
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4179140
Summit longitude (WGS84)-119.2719
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.7395