Ruby Mountain via NW ridge

  • Date:
    2011/12/10
    Elevation gain:
    5,208 feet
    Trip type:
    scramble
    USGS quad:
    Ross Dam
    Car-to-car:
    8 hours 54 minutes
    • 5 hours 8 minutes ascending from Highway 20 to Summit of Ruby Mountain
    • 3 hours 15 minutes descending from Summit of Ruby Mountain to Highway 20
  • There were a few steep snow slopes
    There were a few steep snow slopes
  • We were in the shade most of the way up
    We were in the shade most of the way up
  • Lenticular, over cumulus, over Mount Prophet
    Lenticular, over cumulus, over Mount Prophet
  • Jack Mountain
    Jack Mountain
  • The summit is in sight
    The summit is in sight
  • Carla admires Colonial Peak and Snowfield Peak
    Carla admires Colonial Peak and Snowfield Peak
  • Looking west from the summit
    Looking west from the summit
  • The radio repeater on the summit of Ruby Mountain
    The radio repeater on the summit of Ruby Mountain
  • Ross Lake from summit of Ruby Mountain
    Ross Lake from summit of Ruby Mountain
  • Holly arrives at the summit
    Holly arrives at the summit
  • It's cold up here!
    It's cold up here!
  • Last sunny photo op before we descend into the clouds
    Last sunny photo op before we descend into the clouds
  • Lindsay's frosted hair
    Lindsay's frosted hair
  • Yay! Back to Highway 20
    Yay! Back to Highway 20

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