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101. South Guard

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (South Guard), 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 South Guard appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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

South Guard Details

Official summit elevation4033m (13,232')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4030m
Map summit4033m
DEM saddle3871m
Map saddle3860m+
Official saddle depth531'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page133
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page130
Roper guidebook page276
SummitPost.org pageSOUTH GUARD
Climber.Org trip reportsguard
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)367510
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4061700
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4840
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6935
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)367860
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4062770
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4802
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.7032