Mount Ritter

Mount Ritter is located in the Sierra Nevada Range and is made of a strikingly dark rock. Ritter is quite prominent due to its height (over 13,000 feet) and isolation. It is in the middle of the Ritter Range, which includes Banner Peak and the Minarets. The prominent and memorable shape of the Ritter-Banner pair is visible from high elevations far to both north and south in the Sierras.

Mount Ritter SUMMIT LOG peakery first ascent by david-stillman

9 members report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Sep 20, 2015. Below are trip reports and shared pictures from their climbs. Based on the summit log, the most popular climbing routes and hiking trails to the summit are Southeast Glacier, and North Face.

Others who’ve summited Mount Ritter

  • hauteroute
  • marymarin

Routes Used trails & approaches

80% Southeast Glacier

20% North Face


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13,149 ft / 4,008 m


3,957 ft / 1,206 m

Height Rank Range

Sierra Nevada


California, United States

Summited by

  • hauteroute
  • david-stillman
  • timeout
  • paperpanther
  • orbitor
  • jmeyeroct22
  • DerekJayRichardson
  • marymarin
  • tombecht

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