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87. North Guard


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 elevation4062m (13,327')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4062m
Map summit4062m
DEM saddle3889m
Map saddle3880m+
Official saddle depth568'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page135
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page131
Roper guidebook page275
SummitPost.org pageNORTH GUARD
Climber.Org trip reportsguard
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)367010
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4064270
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4900
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.7166
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)367140
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4064020
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4885
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.7143