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115. Mt. Young

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

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

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