Ascent of Mount Muir on 2017-09-28
|Other People:||Solo Ascent|
Only Party on Mountain
|Date:||Thursday, September 28, 2017|
|Ascent Type:||Successful Summit Attained|
| Elevation:||14012 ft / 4270 m|
Ascent Trip ReportI climbed this on my way down from Whitney. I used this excellent SummitPost description of the route. I followed the red route to the blue route, which was all very straightforward third class. The crux was the hug-the-boulder lateral move where the blue route goes left. There is a tiny foot ledge under the boulder that I used to cross it. The entire side trip took me 35 minutes from the Whitney trail.
|Summary Total Data|
| Route Conditions:||Maintained Trail, Exposed Scramble|
| Weather:||Pleasant, Breezy, Clear|
| Route:||West Face|
| Start Trailhead:||Mount Whitney Trail |
|Ascent Part of Trip: Whitney/Muir|
Complete Trip Sequence:
Total Trip Gain: 6170 ft / 1881 m
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