5:15hr to the summit of Russell from the Portal, via the Rockwell variation, Mt. Carillon, and the East Ridge. Descended the South Face, ascended Whitney's North Face, summitting 2:15h later. Summited Muir 1h later, returned to the Portal in another 2:15h. Total time, 10:45h. Trip Report.
Route Climbed: Traversed from Mt. Russell via the East Ridge to the west ridge of Carillon Date Climbed: July 6, 2002
ScottyS and I took the tourist route to Mt. Muir, continued over to Whitney, then up the South Face of Russell, and on down Russell's East Ridge to the South Slope of Mt. Carillon, then back to the car, a 10 hour day. See our trip report.