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Polemonium Peak

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (Polemonium 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 Polemonium Peak appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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

Polemonium Peak Details

Official summit elevation4295m (14,091')
Summit elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4295m
Map summit14,080'+
DEM saddle4245m
Map saddle13,880'+
Official saddle depth164'
Saddle elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page248
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page240
Roper guidebook page203
SummitPost.org pagePOLEMONIUM PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportspolemonium
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)365720
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4106100
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5119
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0934
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)365680
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4106110
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5123
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0934