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69. Mt. Newcomb

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

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

Official summit elevation4091m (13,422')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4089m
Map summit4091m
DEM saddle3907m
Map saddle3900m+
Official saddle depth604'
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 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page62
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page61
Roper guidebook page316
SummitPost.org page(Please send page reference if you have one.)
Climber.Org trip reportsnewcomb
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384310
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4044420
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2934
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5399
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384180
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4043680
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2947
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5332