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144. “Wheeler Peak”

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

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

“Wheeler Peak” Details

Official summit elevation3966m (13,012')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT MORGAN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit3966m
Map summit13,000'+
DEM saddle3803m
Map saddle12,440'+
Official saddle depth535'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT MORGAN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT MORGAN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page346
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page331
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org pageWHEELER PEAK
Climber.Org trip reportswheeler
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)349850
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4142380
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6977
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.4178
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)349300
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4141070
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.7037
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.4059