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54. Thunder Mountain

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

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Red Marker Summit of Thunder Mountain - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Thunder Mountain 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

Thunder Mountain Details

Official summit elevation4125m (13,533')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
DEM summit4125m
Map summit4120m+
DEM saddle3953m
Map saddle3940m+
Official saddle depth564'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3 (summit class 4)
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page133
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page130
Roper guidebook page276
SummitPost.org pageTHUNDER MOUNTAIN
Climber.Org trip reportsthunder
SPS list classificationMountaineers
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)368190
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4058970
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4759
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.6690
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)368310
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4058290
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4744
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.6629