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127. Merriam Peak


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 elevation13,103' (3994m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit3992m
Map summit13,103'
DEM saddle3725m
Map saddle12,200'+
Official saddle depth882'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page330
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page318
Roper guidebook page139
SummitPost.org pageMERRIAM PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsmerriam
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)343660
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4130450
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.7651
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.3093
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)343360
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4130800
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7686
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.3124