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80. “Point Powell”

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

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

“Point Powell” Details

Official summit elevation4074m (13,366')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4074m
Map summit13,360'+
DEM saddle3965m
Map saddle13,000'+
Official saddle depth358'
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 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page289
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page281
Roper guidebook page164
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportspowell
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)355720
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4111520
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6254
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1407
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)355110
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4111210
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6322
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1378