Sign Up or Log In
Your login works with all Adventure Projects sites
Connect with Facebook
Send Reset Email
To save paper & ink, use the
controls next to photos and comments so you only print what you need.
4th, Trad, Alpine, 1000 ft,
Avg: 3.3 from 6 votes
FA: Walter Starr, August 1932.
California > High Sierra > 04 - Ritter & M… > Clyde Minaret
A very exciting scramble to a minuscule summit.
Access a ledge which runs along the bottom of the face via an area of red rock on the east side of the peak.
Follow the right-hand chute (there's also a large Central Chute) stay left of the tower and aim for the crest of the ridge then follow it to the summit, there is a Class 4 step along the ridge.
Descend the route.
Missing in the Minarets
if you're interested in the search for Walter Starr.
The right-hand chute on the northeast face of Clyde Minaret - accessible from Minaret or Cecile Lake.
Solo - with a helmet. Ice-axe and crampons seasonal.
[Hide ALL Photos]
Out of the gully and onto the ridge line heading to the summit. The ridge is quite a bit wider than it looks here. The gully for Starr's route exits to the ridge where the flakes jut out, lower…