Mt. Richthofen Climber's Log

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kronshage3 - Sep 4, 2017 11:26 am Date Climbed: Sep 3, 2017

Static + Richthofen  Sucess!

Started just before 3PM at American Lakes TH. Climbed up East Ridge of Static Peak first. Followed connecting ridge to Mount Richthofen. Idea was to descend to Lake Agnes. Wasn't sure if it was from the North Saddle or South Saddle of Richthofen. Ended up choosing the more southern one (way worse) and got myself into the worst terrain I have ever been on. Easily class 5 with rotten and loose rock. Highly suggest NEVER going down or up that way. It was dark by the time I got down to Lake Agnes. While I could have hiked the final 7 mi back, some folks that were camping were nice enough to offer me a ride back to the TH after hearing about my bad experience. Back at 9PM.


MadGrad96 - Nov 1, 2013 7:47 am

Snow climb  Sucess!

Loved this mountain!


Fletch - Aug 11, 2013 9:43 pm Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2013

Turned back

Late start, baby, and hail storm. Fun day though...

Snidely Whiplash

Snidely Whiplash - Jul 7, 2013 8:10 pm Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2002

Lake Agnes  Sucess!

My kind of climb. Only 2 miles each way! Really beautiful, although views were obscured by forest fires.

Brian Kalet

Brian Kalet - Jan 23, 2013 4:46 pm Date Climbed: Apr 28, 2009

Ski Descent  Sucess!

Trip Report


belexes - Jan 21, 2013 5:26 pm Date Climbed: Sep 19, 2010

Lake Agnes/West Ridge  Sucess! hike. We climbed up to the Richthofen/Mahler saddle from Lake Agnes, then up the west ridge to the summit. Great weather and nice views that day.


colint - Jan 20, 2013 1:25 am Date Climbed: Jan 16, 2013

Lonely day in the winter  Sucess!

NW ridge was icy and the summit gully was fairly serious with a dusting of snow and a lot of rime ice. Very fun, great ski down from Agnes Lake to highway.

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