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Mt. Muir Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,015'
Location: 36.5647, -118.2912 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 24, 2006
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  • Description 

    Mt. Muir is the highest summit on the ridge south of Whitney.
    The easiest ascent is from the Mt. Whitney Trail.

    Getting There 

    Take the Mt. Whitney Trail from Whitney Portal.

    Climbing Season

    For the 13 - Whitney and Surrounding Peaks area.

    Weather station 17.0 miles from here

    2 Total Climbing Routes

    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

    Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Muir

    Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Muir:
    From the John Muir Trail   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine, 200'   
    Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in Mt. Muir

    Featured Route For Mt. Muir
    Rock Climbing Photo: Mike on the 3rd class 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

    Photos of Mt. Muir Slideshow Add Photo
    Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Muir. Photo by Blitzo.
    Mt. Muir. Photo by Blitzo.
    Rock Climbing Photo: Morning alpenglow on Mount Muir, S'Brutal Tower an...
    Morning alpenglow on Mount Muir, S'Brutal Tower an...
    Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Muir at sunrise
    Mt Muir at sunrise

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