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115. Mt. Young


Unfortunately, Google Maps decided to discontinue support for v2 of their API, which has resulted in the peak markers disappearing from my topographic maps. I'm working on a solution now and hope to have this fixed within a few weeks.

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Official summit elevation4016m (13,176')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4011m
Map summit4016m
DEM saddle3898m
Map saddle3880m+
Official saddle depth387'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page75
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page74
Roper guidebook page307
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT YOUNG
Climber.Org trip reportsyoung
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)381320
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4049060
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.3275
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5814
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)382150
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4049290
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.3182
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5836