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75. “The Cleaver”

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

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

“The Cleaver” Details

Official summit elevation4079m (13,383')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4071m
Map summit4079m
DEM saddle3965m
Map saddle3960m+
Official saddle depth374'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page82
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page78
Roper guidebook page304
SummitPost.org pageTHE CLEAVER
Climber.Org trip reportscleaver
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)386070
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4050780
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2746
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5975
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)385910
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4050550
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2764
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5954