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81. Mt. Powell

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Powell - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Mt. 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

Mt. Powell Details

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