Banner Peak Climber's Log

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LincolnB

LincolnB - Dec 6, 2011 9:37 pm Date Climbed: Jul 12, 1983

1983  Sucess!

With brother Jon. Had to leave abruptly after the trip to speed to LA for the birth of his daughter Sierra -- now very grown up.

crimsonblood

crimsonblood - Aug 31, 2011 6:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2011

Yussss  Sucess!

Climbed Banner Peak with SMG from the saddle. Then it was off to Ritter and a killer weekend.

bc44caesar

bc44caesar - Aug 30, 2011 9:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 30, 2011

From Ritter-Banner Saddle  Sucess!

Camped at Ediza Lakes (lots of bugs). Easy climb, very little 3rd class. Climbed North Face of Ritter afterwards.

MarekB

MarekB - Aug 21, 2011 5:38 pm Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2011

Banner & Ritter  Sucess!

Climbed with SMG from the Ritter-Banner saddle. Approach from Lake Ediza.

Darren9

Darren9 - Aug 21, 2011 6:22 am Date Climbed: Aug 19, 2011

RB twofer  Sucess!

Climbed from RB saddle with Sierra Mountaineering Group. 1000 feet of talus and scrambling wasn't as bad as the photo makes it appear. Spectacular summit and view!

lukenhampton

lukenhampton - Aug 17, 2011 1:26 am

From Thousand Is Lake  Sucess!

Super fun, super beautiful.

rhyang

rhyang - Aug 14, 2011 12:49 pm Date Climbed: Aug 12, 2011

East Corner  Sucess!

Climbed with Justing on a clear summer day. Started from Garnet Lake. Longer route than we expected, but great views. Descended R/B saddle and traversed back to Garnet with a full moon.

blueshade

blueshade - Aug 12, 2011 6:09 pm Date Climbed: Aug 7, 2011

Long Day w/ Ritter  Sucess!

Really long single day push from Silver Lake. Lots of snow still above Thousand Island Lake.

Trawinski

Trawinski - Aug 3, 2011 4:36 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2011

Ran out of time

Got within about 700 vert feet of the top, but still had a great time and an interesting mountain rescue experience on the way back. Read about that here: http://www.summitpost.org/ordeal-on-mt-ritter/734852

Osterizer

Osterizer - Jul 15, 2011 9:36 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007

Osterized  Sucess!

Made the summit around 1pm via the Glacier Route

kevin trieu

kevin trieu - Oct 1, 2010 5:54 pm

from R/B saddle  Sucess!

climbed with Pookie, Ray, Valerie, Jess. Jess' first time out backpacking since she was a child. Valerie was suffering from mid-life crisis.

edge17 - Sep 4, 2010 7:27 pm Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2009

From Lake Catherine  Sucess!

Camped out at 1000 Island, great view from the summit

Sknyskiman - Sep 1, 2010 7:13 pm Date Climbed: Aug 8, 2010

From 1000 Island Lake/Glacier Pass  Sucess!

Nice challenging scramble and usual beautiful views from the summit. Good place to escape from mosquitos too!

Daria

Daria - Aug 15, 2010 8:08 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2009

Beautiful area  Sucess!

The Minarets and surrounding area and lakes was more memorable than the actual climb. Nice views atop the blocky-summit. The climbing became more fair 3rd class closer to the summit. Day hike

seano

seano - Aug 10, 2010 12:12 am Date Climbed: Aug 9, 2010

Standard route  Sucess!

First part of a Banner-Ritter-Clyde link-up. An ugly climb of a nice peak.

jonhersh

jonhersh - Jul 27, 2010 6:12 pm Date Climbed: Jul 1, 2000

From 1000 Island Lake  Sucess!

R-B saddle from 1000 Island Lake

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Nov 30, 2009 11:34 pm Date Climbed: Jul 27, 2008

From Ediza  Sucess!

Up from the saddle between RnB. Neve Ice was a bit scary...

lefty

lefty - Sep 21, 2009 12:02 am Date Climbed: Jul 29, 2009

Solo from Lake Ediza  Sucess!

Ascended to the saddle in firm snow conditions. got rain and hail on the way down.

thexcat

thexcat - Sep 16, 2009 1:16 am Date Climbed: Sep 7, 2006

From Lake Catherine  Sucess!

Left from Thousand Islands lakes with AJ and Boris. Climbed Mt Davis day before. After descending Banner summit, packed up camp and returned to Agnews Meadows TH via river trail.

Mark N

Mark N - Sep 8, 2009 1:26 am Date Climbed: Aug 29, 2009

Day hike loop  Sucess!

Approached from: Agnew Meadows TH/Shadow Lake/R-B Saddle. Returned via: North Glacier/Lake Catherine/1000 Isle Lake/River Trail. A fun day out.

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