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Temple Crag

Officially fails because summit elevation is less than 13,000'

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

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Red Marker Summit of Temple Crag - click here to re-center map on this peak
Blue MarkerHighest saddle connecting Temple Crag 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

Temple Crag Details

Official summit elevation3955m (12,976')
Summit elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (spot elevation)
DEM summit3947m
Map summit3955m
DEM saddle3867m
Map saddle3860m+
Official saddle depth289'246' to 312' by contours
Saddle elevation source mapSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 7.5' Quadrangle (20 meter contour)
Official saddle elevation sourceSPLIT MOUNTAIN, CA USGS 10 meter DEM
Difficulty (via easiest route)Class 3
Secor (3rd ed.) guidebook page238
Secor (2nd ed.) guidebook page231
Roper guidebook page205
SummitPost.org pageTEMPLE CRAG
Climber.Org trip reportstemple
SPS list classification(none)
Summit UTM easting (NAD27)367570
Summit UTM northing (NAD27)4107890
Summit longitude (WGS84)-118.4914
Summit latitude (WGS84)37.1097
Saddle UTM easting (NAD27)367240
Saddle UTM northing (NAD27)4107810
Saddle longitude (WGS84)-118.4951
Saddle latitude (WGS84)37.1090