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19. “Mt. Morgenson”

Officially passes though saddle depth might be less than 300'

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

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

Official summit elevation4245m (13,927')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4245m
Map summit4245m
DEM saddle4153m
Map saddle4140m+
Official saddle depth302'279' to 344' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page76
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page74
Roper guidebook page306
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT MORGENSON
Climber.Org trip reports(Please send a trip report reference if you have one.)
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)383810
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4050160
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2998
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5916
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384240
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4050100
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2950
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5911