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“Pip-squeak Spire”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

“Pip-squeak Spire” Details

Official summit elevation13,268' (4044m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT ABBOT, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4042m
Map summit13,268'
DEM saddle3978m
Map saddle13,040'+
Official saddle depth217'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page337
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page323
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportspipsqueak
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)343050
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4137780
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.7735
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.3753
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)343350
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4137250
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7700
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.3705