Ascent of Mount Ritter on 1987-08-14

Climber: John E Sarna

Others in Party:Terry Hubbard and I climbed Ritter leaving 5 in camp or reluctant to climb up on this Sierra Club Outing
----Only Party on Mountain
Date:Friday, August 14, 1987
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Mount Ritter
    Elevation:13143 ft / 4005 m
Summary Total Data
    Elevation Gain:4893 ft / 1489 m
    Elevation Loss:6443 ft / 1962 m
    Distance:15.7 mi / 25.3 km
    Grade/Class:Cl 4
    Route Conditions:
Unmaintained Trail, Open Country, Snow on Ground, Exposed Scramble, Rock Climb
    Gear Used:
Ice Axe, Tent Camp
Ascent Statistics
    Elevation Gain:3893 ft / 1185 m
    Extra Loss:600 ft / 182 m
    Distance:3.7 mi / 5.9 km
    Route:from the west
    Trailhead:1000 Island Lake  9850 ft / 3002 m
Descent Statistics
    Elevation Loss:5843 ft / 1780 m
    Extra Gain:1000 ft / 304 m
    Distance:12 mi / 19.3 km
    Route:north from Ritter to camp at 1000 Island Lake then
    Trailhead:Agnew Meadows  8300 ft / 2529 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Banner Ritter (1 nights total away from roads)

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Banner Peak1987-08-13
2Mount Ritter1987-08-14

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