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Mt. Muir

Officially fails because saddle depth is less than 300'

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

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

Official summit elevation4271m (14,012')
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit4269m
Map summit4271m
DEM saddle4179m
Map saddle4160m+
Official saddle depth276'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT WHITNEY, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceField altimeter measurement (plus or minus 20 feet)
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page67
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page66
Roper guidebook page312
SummitPost.org pageMOUNT MUIR
Climber.Org trip reportsmuir
SPS list classificationRegular
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)384540
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4047170
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.2912
Summit latitude (WGS84)36.5647
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)384410
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4047460
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.2927
Saddle latitude (WGS84)36.5673