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90. Picture Puzzle

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

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Red Marker Summit of Picture Puzzle - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Picture Puzzle 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 Puzzle Details

Official summit elevation4051m (13,291')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4051m
Map summit13,280'+
DEM saddle3856m
Map saddle12,640'+
Official saddle depth640'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page264
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page254
Roper guidebook page195
SummitPost.org pagePICTURE PUZZLE
Climber.Org trip reportspicture
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)363380
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4109970
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5389
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1279
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)363780
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4110550
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5345
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1332