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142. “Polychrome Peak”

Officially passes though summit elevation might be less than 13,000'

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

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

“Polychrome Peak” Details

Official summit elevation3968m (13,018')12,992' to 13,058' by contours
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WILLIAMSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit3968m
Map summit3960m+
DEM saddle3813m
Map saddle3800m+
Official saddle depth509'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WILLIAMSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WILLIAMSON, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page90
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page(no references)
Roper guidebook page299
SummitPost.org pagePOLYCHROME PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportspolychrome
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)380810
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4059220
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3347
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6729
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)381000
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4058210
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3325
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.6638