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Mt. Muir  

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Elevation: 14,015'
Location: 36.5647, -118.2912 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 24, 2006
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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

Weather station 17.0 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Muir:
From the John Muir Trail   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine, 200'   
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Featured Route For Mt. Muir
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

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Mt. Muir. Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Muir. Photo by Blitzo.
Morning alpenglow on Mount Muir, S'Brutal Tower an...
Morning alpenglow on Mount Muir, S'Brutal Tower an...
Mt Muir at sunrise
Mt Muir at sunrise

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