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Pinnacle Ridge

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

Pinnacle Ridge Details

Official summit elevation3988m (13,084')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit3988m
Map summit3980m+
DEM saddle3939m
Map saddle3920m+
Official saddle depth161'
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 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page66
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page66
Roper guidebook page312
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportspinnacle
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)385400
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4048180
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2817
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5740
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)385230
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4048220
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2836
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5743