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100. “South Basin Peak”

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

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

“South Basin Peak” Details

Official summit elevation13,240' (4036m)
Summit elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
DEM summit4028m
Map summit13,240'+
DEM saddle3881m
Map saddle12,720'+
Official saddle depth507'
Saddle elevation source mapMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (40 foot contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceMOUNT TOM, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page325
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page314
Roper guidebook page141
SummitPost.org pageSOUTH BASIN PEAK PT 13 240
Climber.Org trip reportssouth
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)351830
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4128290
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.6725
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.2912
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)351470
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4127780
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.6765
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.2865