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71. “Keyhole Plateau”

Officially passes though saddle depth might be less than 300'

The interactive map below is initially centered on the target summit (“Keyhole Plateau”), 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 “Keyhole Plateau” appears in the Peak Details section just below the map.

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Red Marker Summit of “Keyhole Plateau” - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting “Keyhole Plateau” 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

“Keyhole Plateau” Details

Official summit elevation13,404' (4086m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4090m
Map summit13,404'
DEM saddle3990m
Map saddle13,080'+
Official saddle depth328'284' to 324' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT DARWIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 1
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page310
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page297
Roper guidebook page157
SummitPost.org pageKEYHOLE PLATEAU
Climber.Org trip reportskeyhole
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)350960
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4118580
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6804
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2036
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)351070
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4118460
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6791
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2025