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“Mt. Williams”

Officially fails because saddle depth is probably less than 300'

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

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

“Mt. Williams” Details

Official summit elevation4152m (13,622')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4146m
Map summit4152m
DEM saddle4073m
Map saddle4060m+
Official saddle depth259'236' to 302' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 5.2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page234
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page229
Roper guidebook page(no references)
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reports(Please send a trip report reference if you have one.)
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)368620
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4104040
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4789
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0752
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)368760
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4104010
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4773
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.0749