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34. Mt. Mendel

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Mendel - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Mt. Mendel 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

Mt. Mendel Details

Official summit elevation13,710' (4179m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4176m
Map summit13,710'
DEM saddle4010m
Map saddle13,120'+
Official saddle depth554'
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 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page305
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page295
Roper guidebook page158
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT MENDEL
Climber.Org trip reportsmendel
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)350740
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4115400
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6822
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1749
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)350880
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4114890
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6805
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1703