Mount Humphreys

Elevation (feet): 13,986
Elevation (meters): 4,263
Continent: North America
Country: United States
Range/Region: Sierra Nevada
State: California
Latitude: 37.2706
Longitude: -118.673
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1904
First successful climber(s): Edward and James Hutchinson
Convenient Center: Bishop

Thanks to Craig Peer for adding this peak.

" This is an impressive peak when viewed from either the west or east. Easy routes are challenging, the summit is high and the scenery outstanding " - R.J. Secor. " The mountain possesses an unusually stern and almost forbidding aspect, and is generally rated one of the more difficult of the higher peaks of the Sierra Nevada " - Norman Clyde. Excellent rock and mixed rock / ice climbs abound on this wonderful mountain.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 4 trip reports for Mount Humphreys.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #14372 - by Bob Walton on Feb 03, 2002
    Mt Humphreys Robert Walton ; August 12, 1999 David Fredericks and I climbed the standard route - Southwest Face/Northwest chute - on Thursday, August 12th. The weather was cool, clear and...
  • Log #14373 - by Mark on Nov 02, 2001
    We did the East Arete, which was classic. Great [but safe] exposure on both sides of the arete and some fun lowering and downclimbing. We camped at a lovely lake near the start of the climb, on thick...
  • Log #14374 - by Craig Peer on Nov 01, 2001
    Climbed the classic East Arete ( II, 5.4 ) in perfect weather with Russ Faure - Brac and Kevin Jellison. An excellent view of the Sierra Nevada and the Owens Valley. Graet climb.
  • Log #14375 - by Craig Peer on Nov 01, 2001
    The South Couloir ( Hutchinson route ) was one of the first class 5 mountain climbs I did and it is great fun. In 1979 I went back and climbed the North Couloir with several friends including the...