Follow the Red Lake Trail 5 miles to Red Lake-camp sites available. From the lake, hike NW to the Prater-Split saddle (last 100' is 3rd class rubble and talus. From the saddle, follow the north ridge to the summit. permit is required- reserve 6 months before or take your chances with a walk in on the day of your climb.
|Driving Distance from Portland||750 miles|
|Driving Time from Portland||13 hours|
|Expected Duration||Car to car in two or more days|
|Relevant Books||Climbing California's Fourteenersby Porcella and Burns|
|Relevant Maps||USGS Split Mountain|