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120. “Picture Peak”

Officially passes though saddle depth might be less than 300'

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

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

“Picture Peak” Details

Official summit elevation4005m (13,140')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4005m
Map summit13,120'+
DEM saddle3912m
Map saddle12,840'+
Official saddle depth305'240' to 320' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page293
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page285
Roper guidebook page161
SummitPost.org pagePICTURE PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportspicture
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)353630
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4112670
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6492
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1507
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)353340
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4112680
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6524
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1508