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81. Mt. Powell


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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Official summit elevation13,364' (4073m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4076m
Map summit13,364'
DEM saddle3910m
Map saddle12,800'+
Official saddle depth545'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT THOMPSON, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page290
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page283
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT POWELL
Climber.Org trip reportspowell
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)354950
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4111310
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6340
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1387
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)356080
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4111510
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6213
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1407