Route: Mt Ritter (CA)

California, US

First climbed by John Muir himself, Mt Ritter (13,143') is "... king of the mountains of the middle portion of the High Sierra, as Shasta of the north and Whitney of the south sections." (John Muir).  Ritter is normally approached from the Agnew Meadows TH near Mammoth Lakes. The standard route is about 9 miles each way, with roughly 5000' of elevation gain.

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