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69. Mt. Newcomb


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 elevation4091m (13,422')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4089m
Map summit4091m
DEM saddle3907m
Map saddle3900m+
Official saddle depth604'
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 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page62
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page61
Roper guidebook page316
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportsnewcomb
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384310
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4044420
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2934
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5399
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384180
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4043680
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2947
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5332