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“Petit Griffon”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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Red Marker Summit of “Petit Griffon” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Petit Griffon” 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

“Petit Griffon” Details

Official summit elevation3979m (13,054')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT ABBOT, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit3979m
Map summit13,040'+
DEM saddle3971m
Map saddle12,960'+
Official saddle depth26'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT ABBOT, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT ABBOT, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page341
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page327
Roper guidebook page(no references)
Climber.Org trip reportsgriffon
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)341920
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4139440
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.7867
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.3900
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)341930
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4139420
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7865
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.3898