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75. “The Cleaver”


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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