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51. Palisade Crest


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 elevation4131m (13,553')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4115m
Map summit4131m
DEM saddle3942m
Map saddle3940m+
Official saddle depth620'
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page234
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page229
Roper guidebook page215
SummitPost.org pagePALISADE CREST
Climber.Org trip reportspalisade
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)367670
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4104760
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4897
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0816
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)367450
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4105360
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4923
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0869