“Mount Morgenson” (0.5 mi W of Mt. Russell) Climber's Log

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dpsiebert - Apr 14, 2012 5:05 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

NE Slope  Sucess!

Hiked with the Sierra Challenge.

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Jul 29, 2011 3:41 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

10 for 10  Sucess!

My last Sierra Challenge 2010 peak. Went on to do Tunnabora and Cleaver after this. for # 16 and 17.


GigaMike - Feb 4, 2011 2:38 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2008

NE Slope  Sucess!

Fun scramble and great views of Russell and Whitney.

Bob Burd

Bob Burd - Jan 4, 2011 10:57 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

Northeast Slopes  Sucess!

Day 10 of the Sierra Challenge, along with a spicy traverse to Mt. Russell. Trip Report


PellucidWombat - Oct 3, 2010 8:15 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

Nice to tag  Sucess!

Staying closer to the North Ridge provides one with less loose rock and the occasional cl. 3 scramble. A nice dayhike on the last day of the 2010 Sierra Challenge!

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Sep 29, 2010 2:49 pm Date Climbed: Jun 23, 2008

Daytrip  Sucess!


Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Sep 2, 2010 11:10 pm Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

10 for 10  Sucess!

No-brainer on this one: what a grand way to finish the SC 10. Call of the Moose was long and loud from this one. WOOHOO!


Diggler - Aug 20, 2010 2:15 am Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2010

what a 'dayhike'  Sucess!

Started at the standard Whitney TH @ 6.14, after insufficient sleep the night before (got to Alabama Hills ~23.00 the night before- ouch). Made good time, finally catching up with the front Challenge group (those guys are fast!). After getting to the basin/plateau below the peak, I decided to take the slabs climber's L of the summit- I think that this greatly reduced the energy waste associated with getting up the thing. Sean (what a machine!) & Bob beat me to the top. Summited @10.24. Ensuing traverse to Russell was sketch.

Princess Buttercup

Princess Buttercup - Dec 1, 2009 12:02 am Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2008

Slabby North Ridge  Sucess!

Part of a 3-day loop thru the Wallace Lake drainage in/out of the Whitney Portal. Taking full packs over the RC Col was FUN, let me just tell you.


bechtt - Oct 4, 2009 4:00 pm Date Climbed: Sep 27, 2009

Peak 4245 north ridge  Sucess!

Used it as the start of Russell's west ridge traverse

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