Dark-Colored Cliffs Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: The Dark-Colored Cliffs aka Star Wars Wall.
Currently home to a couple mixed (bolts and gear) dry-tool routes with potential for many more.
At the upper end of Lee Vining Canyons approach "Narrows". Divided from the Lighter colored cliffs by a talus fan at creek level.
Climbing Season For the Lee Vining Ice area.
Weather station 1.0 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Dark-Colored Cliffs
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dark-Colored Cliffs:
M8 PG13 Trad, Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Dark-Colored Cliffs
M8 PG13 CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Dark-Colored Cliffs
This route climbs the right side of the narrowest part of Lee Vining Canyon as you hike up to the classic ice climbs. The route starts in a shallow dihedral on the left side of the face and pulls through a 4 foot roof to join a crack system. From the ground you can easily see a line of four bolts which protect the crux roof and initial crack. The route follows the bolts to the right and switches to a more substantial crack which takes gear for the rest of the route. The first bolt is clipped bl...[more] Browse More Classics in CA