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“Starlight Peak”

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

“Starlight Peak” Details

Official summit elevation4334m (14,219')
Summit elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4334m
Map summit14,200'+
DEM saddle4310m
Map saddle14,120'+
Official saddle depth79'
Saddle elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 4-5 (summit class 5.4)
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page250 (mentioned in description of another peak)
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page242 (mentioned in description of another peak)
Roper guidebook page202
SummitPost.org pageSTARLIGHT PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportsstarlight
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)365440
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4106290
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5151
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0950
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)365450
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4106260
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5149
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0948