Banner Peak

Banner Peak, Minaret Range, Mammoth Lakes, CA

On 12-14 July I climbed Banner Peak with Matt and John Wylie.  Here's Matt's report of the trip with my photos.  Cheers!  Chris This summer me and my dad decided to climb up Mt Ritter and Banner Peak. Several summers ago we climbed Mt Langley with one of the guides from SMC, Chris Simmons and had a great trip. We met our guide in Bishop. He was the same person we went up Mt. Langley with, so we were happy. We hiked in the 6 miles to Ediza Lake on Day 1. Most of the trip was uphill and steep, so we were tired. But our spirit’s were [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:52:39-08:00July 31st, 2008|Alpine Climbing|

Mt. Banner Northeast Buttress with Joe Maher and Candy McNulty 6/28-30/07

This was Joe and Candy's third trip this year. They are in line for "client of the year" award! But we are starting to run out of the known classics so we are digging deeper to find the lesser known routes of the Sierra. We have done Banner via the easy route from the Ritter-Banner col but the east face is big so there has to be something good there. The East Corner is described as being longer and harder than the east Buttress on whitney so we opted for the NE Buttress which is a little shorter and allegedly easier. We talked our way past the inquisitors at the [...]

By |2016-12-23T19:52:43-08:00August 6th, 2007|Alpine Climbing|

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