Base-camp for Mt Ritter is at Lake Ediza (9,300ft)which is about 6 miles from the trailhead in Agnew Meadows (8,300ft). The climb itself dominates the ridge just about Lake Ediza. Most of the route is class 2, and a number of parties have questioned the existence of any class 3 on this route. To be sure, it is usually an easy class 3 climb at most. Climbers should be prepared for icy conditions on the glacier.

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Driving Distance from Portland 745 miles
Driving Time from Portland 14 hours
Expected Duration Car to car in two or more days
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