Ascent of Banner Peak 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:Banner Peak
    Elevation:12936 ft / 3942 m

Ascent Trip Report

Ascended from camp at Ediza Lake to the Ritter-Banner Saddle. From here it is a Class 2 climb up the SW slopes over talus blocks to the summit. On returning to the Saddle, we ascended Mt. Ritter via the North Face.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:3671 ft / 1118 m
    Grade/Class:Class 2
    Gear Used:
Tent Camp
    Weather:Pleasant, Calm, Clear
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:3671 ft / 1118 m
    Route:Via Ritter-Banner Saddle
    Start Trailhead:Ediza Lake  9265 ft / 2823 m
Descent Statistics
    End Trailhead:Ediza Lake  

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