Shady most of the day. Excellent rock quality for the Alabama Hills.
From the road, hike uphill to the East Face.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Face:
Dorothy's Crack 5.9 Trad
The Wizard 5.11b Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 65 feet
Featured Route For East Face
A classic stemming problem on the left end of the Oz formation. Originally done on all gear; the line has received 3 retrobolts to protect the upper stemming crux. You will likely welcome the bolts while on route, as you imagine the FA party trying to place dubious micro stoppers from tenuous stances.The line starts with a bouldery finger crack and flake, protected easily by a small stopper placed high overhead off the deck. Some easier crack and face climbing leads up to a steep round...[more] Browse More Classics in CA