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44. Birch Mountain

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

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Red Marker Summit of Birch Mountain - click here to re-center map on this peak
Green Marker An official VRMC California Thirteener summit
Grey Marker A summit that narrowly fails the official VRMC California Thirteener passing criteria

Birch Mountain Details

Official summit elevation4146m (13,602')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4146m
Map summit4146m
Official saddle depth300m+Prominence is greater than 300 meters
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 2
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page224
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page220
Roper guidebook page218
SummitPost.org pageBIRCH MOUNTAIN
Climber.Org trip reportsbirch
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)373920
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4102560
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4190
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.0626