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“Son of Split”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Son of Split”), 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 “Son of Split” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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

“Son of Split” Details

Official summit elevation4188m (13,740')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4188m
Map summit4180m+
DEM saddle4128m
Map saddle4120m+
Official saddle depth197'
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page222
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page217
Roper guidebook page219
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportssonsplit
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)373320
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4097160
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4249
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0138
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)373420
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4097310
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4238
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0152