Moonset on the Muir Crest.
Mt. Muir is the highest summit on the ridge south of Whitney.
The easiest ascent is from the Mt. Whitney Trail.
Take the Mt. Whitney Trail from Whitney Portal.
Weather station 17.0 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Muir
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Muir:
Featured Route For Mt. Muir
From the John Muir Trail 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a CA
: High Sierra
: ... : Mt. Muir
Per RJ Secor, "Climb a shallow chute of loose talus and head towards the ridge on the right, where talus blends with the rocks of the summit pinnacle. Move left and climb a chimney to its head. Traverse left across a sloping ledge, the climb a crack to the small summit."Yup, that is excatly how it goes down....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Morning alpenglow on Mount Muir, S'Brutal Tower an...
Mt. Muir. Photo by Blitzo.