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63. Mt. Pickering

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

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

Official summit elevation4107m (13,474')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4107m
Map summit4107m
DEM saddle3838m
Map saddle3820m+
Official saddle depth883'
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 page44
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page44
Roper guidebook page322
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT PICKERING
Climber.Org trip reportspickering
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384480
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4043010
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2912
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5272
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)385400
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4045390
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2813
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5488