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34. Mt. Mendel


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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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