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28. Mt. Winchell

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

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

Official summit elevation13,775' (4199m)
Summit elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4201m
Map summit13,775'
DEM saddle3997m
Map saddle13,080'+
Official saddle depth669'
Saddle elevation source mapNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceNORTH PALISADE, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3+
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page259
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page250
Roper guidebook page197
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT WINCHELL
Climber.Org trip reportswinchell
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)364470
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4107370
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.5262
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1046
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)364100
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4107680
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.5304
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1074