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“Matthes Peak”

Officially fails because summit elevation is probably less than 13,000'

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

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

“Matthes Peak” Details

Official summit elevation3959m (12,989')12,960' to 13,000' by contours
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT HENRY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit3959m
Map summit12,960'+
DEM saddle3706m
Map saddle12,120'+
Official saddle depth830'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page312
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page(no references)
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org pageMATTHES PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsmatthes
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)344760
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4120720
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.7507
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2218
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)346660
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4120720
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7293
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2222