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56. “Squaretop”

Officially passes though saddle depth might be less than 300'

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

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

“Squaretop” Details

Official summit elevation4122m (13,524')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4122m
Map summit4120m+
DEM saddle4030m
Map saddle4020m+
Official saddle depth302'262' to 394' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT KAWEAH, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page115
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page113
Roper guidebook page282
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportssquaretop
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)365950
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4044230
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4984
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5358
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)365820
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4044280
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4998
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5363