Type: Trad, Alpine, 800 ft, Grade II
FA: unknown
Page Views: 633 total · 17/month
Shared By: Bruce Lacroix on Jan 4, 2016
Admins: Chris Owen, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Certain Peaks: Access limited from May to October every year Details

Description

The crux is at the top of the South Slope, near the East Ridge.
I have climbed this as part of Whitney, Muir, and Russell, in a day.

Location

Located to the right of Fish hook arete. There are some photos attached to other Mt Russell routes showing South Slope from a distance. This is the climber descent route.

Protection

This is the climber descent route.

Photos

Caped Baldy
Auto junkyard
 
Caped Baldy   Auto junkyard
 
Makes for a quick descent from the technical routes. As a scramble, the East Ridge is far superior in every single way. Dec 10, 2018