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63. Mt. Pickering


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 elevation4107m (13,474')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4107m
Map summit4107m
DEM saddle3838m
Map saddle3820m+
Official saddle depth883'
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 page44
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page44
Roper guidebook page322
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT PICKERING
Climber.Org trip reportspickering
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384480
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4043010
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2912
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5272
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)385400
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4045390
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2813
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5488