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

5 people report climbing or hiking to the summit, most recently on Jul 5, 2013. 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 claimed Mount Ritter

  • hauteroute

Routes Used trails & approaches

75% Southeast Glacier

25% North Face

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Elevation

13,149 ft / 4,008 m

Prominence

3,957 ft / 1,206 m

Height Rank Range

Sierra Nevada

Location

California, United States

Claimed by

  • hauteroute
  • david-stillman
  • timeout
  • paperpanther
  • orbitor

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