Pictures of Mt Ritter, Ansel Adams Wilderness

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The trailhead at Agnew Meadow

The trailhead at Agnew Meadow

On the Shadow Lake trail


On the Shadow Lake trail

On the Shadow Lake trail

First pond

On the Shadow Lake trail


Towards Shadow Lake

Towards Shadow Lake


Towards Shadow Lake

Towards Shadow Lake

Towards Shadow Lake

Shadow Lake


Shadow Lake

Shadow Lake

River entering Shadow Lake

Towards Ediza


Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza


Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza


Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Towards Ediza

Ediza Lake and the first minarets


Ediza Lake panorama: from the Minarets to Banner Peak


Mt Ritter and Banner

Mt Ritter

Before Mt Ritter

Before Mt Ritter


Ritter and Banner

The rock to cross to the other side of the creek

The rock to cross to the other side of the creek

Mini-glacier below the Ritter-Banner saddle


Towards the eastern glacier

The class-4 chute (the shadow line)

Flowers

Flowers


Ascending towards the chute

Ritter's southeast face

Ascending towards the class-4 chute

Ediza Lake


Ediza Lake

Ascending

The mini-glacier below

The class-4 chute (in the shade) and the class-2 chute (with obstruction) to its right


The class-2 chute with obstruction

The class-4 chute

The waterfall right of the chutes

The waterfall right of the chutes


The waterfall right of the chutes

Ediza Lake

Heading diagonally for the next creek up

Heading diagonally for the next creek up


Heading diagonally for the next creek up

Heading diagonally for the next creek up

Coasting the glacier over the "ramp" to the right

Nydiver Lakes and Ediza Lake


Nydiver Lakes

In the chute next to the southeast face

The wall to the right

Behind me


Almost at the eastern glacier

Garnett Lake and Nydiver lakes

Nydiver lakes, Ediza Lake and Shadow Lake

Ediza Lake


The mountain above Ediza Lake

Iceberg Lake

Ediza Lake

Ritter's eastern glacier


Ritter's eastern glacier

Garnett and Nydiver lakes

Coasting the eastern glacier

Coasting the eastern glacier


Nydiver lakes and Ediza and Shadow lakes

The way behind me

Coasting the eastern glacier

Coasting the eastern glacier


Coasting the eastern glacier

The southeast face of Ritter

Last view of the lakes

Inside Owens chute


Inside Owens chute

Inside Owens chute

Inside Owens chute

Inside Owens chute


Inside Owens chute

Inside Owens chute

Inside Owens chute

The eastern glacier down below


The eastern glacier down below

The end of the chute

Emerging to the summit plateau

Owens chute down below


Iceberg Lake

The eastern glacier from the summit plateau

Towards the summit

The northern glacier


First view of the northeastern side

The eastern glacier

Towards the summit

Towards the summit


Almost at the top

The eastern and northern glaciers

The summit

The summit


The other summit

Garnet Lake

Nydiver and Shadow lakes

Northern lakes


Northern lakes

Northern lakes

Northern lakes

Northern lakes


Northern lakes

Summit register

Mono Lake

Mono Lake


The view south from Iceberg Lake to Mt Whitney

View west

View north

Iceberg Lake and eastern glacier


Garnett, Nydiver and Shadow lakes

Northern lakes

The summit

Eastern glacier

Coming down


Owens chute

Owens chute

Owens chute

Owens chute


Owens chute

Owens chute

Owens chute

At the end of Owens chute, stay left


Coasting the eastern glacier

Coasting the eastern glacier

Coasting the eastern glacier

Heading for that chute


Leaving the eastern glacier behind

Iceberg Lake and Minarets

Down the chute

Cross over diagonally towards an easier chute


The easier chute

The easier chute that goes up diagonally

Back to Monuments


(Copyright 2007 Piero Scaruffi | Legal restrictions - Termini d'uso )
If you would like to purchase the original, high-resolution pictures, contact me