Mt. Ruskin P500 SPS / WSC
Striped Mountain P500 SPS

Thu, Aug 14, 2008

With: Michael Graupe
Rick Kent
Brice Wilson

Etymology
Mt. Ruskin
Striped Mountain
Story Photos / Slideshow Maps: 1 2 Profile

Mt. Ruskin (12,919 ft.)

Named by Bolton Brown in 1895

"Named in 1895 by Bolton C. Brown for John Ruskin (1819-1900), English writer and critic. (Farquhar: J. N. LeConte.) Brfown describes making the first ascent in 1895, but does not mention that naming in the text. (SCB 1, no. 8, May 1896: 304-5.)"
- Peter Browning, Place Names of the Sierra Nevada

More on Ruskin:

  • The Victorian Web
    More of Bob's Trip Reports

    For more information see these SummitPost pages: Mt. Ruskin - Striped Mountain

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