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88. Royce Peak

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

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

Royce Peak Details

Official summit elevation4052m (13,294')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4052m
Map summit13,280'+
DEM saddle3775m
Map saddle12,360'+
Official saddle depth909'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT HILGARD, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page332
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page320
Roper guidebook page139
SummitPost.org pageROYCE PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsroyce
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)343160
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4131460
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.7710
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.3183
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)342310
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4133550
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7810
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.3370