One of 6 10,000-foot peaks in Glacier National Park, Mount Merritt is most easily recognized from the south. Old Sun Glacier, a small hanging glacier of sorts, covers Mt. Merritt's south-southeastern flank - giving the mountain a very distinct and dramatic appearance from the south.
|Range/Region:||Central Montana Rockies|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1924|
|First successful climber(s):||Norman Clyde|
|Nearest major airport:||Kalispell|
Thanks to Willis Lambertson for adding this peak.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 3 trip reports for Mount Merritt.
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- Log #15960 - by Gary Scott Thompson on Feb 13, 2004Flew out and had a blast. I am working on a longer version of our Merritt experience.
- Log #15961 - by Tom on Oct 07, 2002We arrived in the town of Lone Pine on Friday Sept. 27, 2002, after driving from Las Vegas. We hiked on Saturday to Meysan Lake, about 5.5 miles and to the elevation of 11,600.
- Log #15962 - by Willis Lambertson on Feb 06, 2001Scramble and snow climb from Helen Lake to the summit and back...Took a slight variation on the Old Sun Glacier route (from Edwards' guidebook), but had a great outing anyway. Lots of loose rock (I...