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51. Palisade Crest

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (Palisade Crest), 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 Palisade Crest appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of Palisade Crest - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Palisade Crest 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

Palisade Crest Details

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