Hiking Mt Russell, California

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Mt Russell's East Face

The beginning of the Mt Russell hike is the Mount Whitney's north-fork (mountaineering) trail.

In 2014 i revised the pictures of the East Face ascent here.


Click here for the Northern Ridge route


Mt Carillon


Mt Carillon


Mt Carillon

View from Mt Carillon

View from Mt Carillon

Mt Russell from Mt Carillon


View from Mt Carillon

View from Mt Carillon

View from Mt Carillon

Mt Whitney from Mt Carillon

Descending the plateau from the western chute


Down the gulley below the east ridge

Mt Whitney

Mt Russell from below

Down the western gulley


Down the western gulley

Down the western gulley

Down the western gulley

Down the western gulley


The gulley above me

The wall to my right

Mt Whitney

The gulley above me


The gulley above me

First view of Upper Boyscout Lake

The gulley above me

I had to go around this wall of rocks


Further down the gulley

Further down the gulley

Almost at the bottom of the gulley into the canyon

The dry lake in the canyon


The gulley behind me

The canyon in front of me

After the dry lake

Below the dry lake


Where does the water come from?

Upper Boyscout Lake

Further down

Upper Boyscout Lake


Further down, the waterfall near the lake

Upper Boyscout Lake

Upper Boyscout Lake


Mt Russell's southwestern route from above Iceberg Lake

Mt Russell's southwestern route from Whitney's mountaineering route

Mt Russell from the Whitney chimney

Wales Lake and Mt Russell

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(Copyright 2003 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions)
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me