California Thirteeners List
“Third Needle” Details
Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'
PEAK MARKERS CURRENTLY BROKEN - SORRY!
Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.
|Show Google Map of “Third Needle” vicinity|
The following interactive map is initially centered on the target summit (“Third Needle”), 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.
|Official summit elevation||4302m (14,114')|
|Summit elevation source map||MOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)|
|Official saddle depth||59'|
|Saddle elevation source map||MOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)|
|Official saddle elevation source||MOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM|
|Difficulty (via easiest route)||Class 2|
|Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page||69|
|Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page||68|
|Roper guidebook page||(no references)|
|SummitPost.org page||(Please send page reference if you have one.)|
|Climber.Org trip reports||needle|
|SPS list classification||(none)|
|Summit UTM easting (NAD27)||384670|
|Summit UTM northing (NAD27)||4048130|
|Summit longitude (WGS84)||-118.2899|
|Summit latitude (WGS84)||36.5734|
|Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)||384600|
|Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)||4048160|
|Saddle longitude (WGS84)||-118.2907|
|Saddle latitude (WGS84)||36.5737|
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Last updated 1 January, 2014