Ascent of Mount Ritter on 1949-07-03

Climber: Frederick Johnson

Others in Party:Murray Brush
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Sunday, July 3, 1949
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
    Motorized Transport to Trailhead:Car
Peak:Mount Ritter
    Elevation:13143 ft / 4005 m

Ascent Trip Report

After climbing Banner Peak and returning to the Ritter-Banner Saddle, we traversed Mt. Ritter via John Muir's original route, ascending the North Face to the summit, then descending via the southeast glacier to our camp at Ediza Lake.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3878 ft / 1182 m
    Total Elevation Loss:3878 ft / 1182 m
    Grade/Class:Class 3
    Route Conditions:
Exposed Scramble
    Gear Used:
Crampons, Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3878 ft / 1182 m
    Route:North Face from Ritter-Banner Saddle
    Start Trailhead:Ediza Lake  9265 ft / 2823 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:3878 ft / 1182 m
    Route: Southeast Glacier
    End Trailhead:Ediza Lake  9265 ft / 2823 m

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