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87. North Guard

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

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Red Marker Summit of North Guard - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting North Guard 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

North Guard Details

Official summit elevation4062m (13,327')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4062m
Map summit4062m
DEM saddle3889m
Map saddle3880m+
Official saddle depth568'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT BREWER, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page135
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page131
Roper guidebook page275
SummitPost.org pageNORTH GUARD
Climber.Org trip reportsguard
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)367010
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4064270
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4900
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.7166
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)367140
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4064020
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4885
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.7143