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1. Mt. Whitney

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

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Red Marker Summit of Mt. Whitney - click here to re-center map on this peak
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

Mt. Whitney Details

Official summit elevation4417m (14,491')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4413m
Map summit4417m
Official saddle depth300m+Prominence is greater than 300 meters
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page70
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page70
Roper guidebook page307
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT WHITNEY
Climber.Org trip reportswhitney
SPS list classificationEmblem
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384480
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4048720
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2921
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5787