Mount Ritter Southeast Glacier Route

     
Start: 9,265ft 5:00am
Summit: 13,149ft 11:00am
Return: 8,340ft 8:00pm
Date:     07/21/12
Total Time:     15 hours
Total Distance:     16 miles
Total Elevation:     4,809ft

Mount Ritter SE Glacier Route


Trailhead to Ritter
 
Shadow Creek
 
Lots of waterfalls
 
First view of Ritter
 
Brad crossing Shadow Creek
Ediza Lake
 
View of the Minarets
 
View from Basecamp
 
Landmark Dome
 
Brad and Banner Peak
 
Lower Gully
 
Accent up the
Eastern Chute
View down the Chute
 
View up the band
 
Top of Tree Rock
looking down
Minarets from
Turning Point Rock
Buttresses on the
Ritter Ridge
Sunrise above Ediza Lake
 
Banner Peak
 
Nydiver Lakes
 
View down the
Eastern Chute
Bottom of Secor's Chute
 
Halfway up Secor's Chute
 
Brad at the top of
Secor's Chute
Climbers on top
a talus slope
Steep talus slope
 
View up the summit ridge
 
First view of the summit
 
Scramble up
 
Final vertical push
 
On the summit
 
Summit view Northwest
 
Summit view Southwest
 
Summit view Southeast
 
Summit view North
 
View down to the East
Rib and a lovely schrund
View down to Ritter Lakes
 
View of down to the
Southeast Glacier
View down to the
Northern Glacier
View down to Ediza
and Shadow Lakes
View of climbers from
the Snow Bowl
Brad working down
 
View of Banner Peak
 
View of climbers on
the decent route
Glacial Valley down
to Ediza Lake

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