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The Hideout Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,600'
Location: 36.59722, -118.12902 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bruce Bindner on Dec 18, 2008
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Description 

The Hideout is a group of small formations directly west of the Shark's Fin in the Alabama Hills. But driving west from the Fin will land you in 4x4 moguls.

These rocks have a nice mix of north-facing and south-facing routes, making the area a good place to fire off a few climbs regardless of season.

Getting There 

From Movie Road, approach as for the Shark's Fin. But almost immediately, take the left-hand fork in the road (Lone Pine Fire Road N1). This will take you along the edge of private property, bypassing the 4x4 moguls near Whitney boulder. 0.5 miles brings you to the Hideout East. 0.7 miles brings you to Hideout West.

The crags are obvious, and located a ways west of the Whitney Boulder and Sharks Fin.

Climbing Season

For the Alabama Hills area.

Weather station 14.5 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',3],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For The Hideout
Rock Climbing Photo: Snowball on the left, and unknown on the right.

UnNamed 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Hideout West
This route is not listed in Bishop Area Rock Climbs 2008. Name of route and FA party unknown at this time.Located just to the right of Snowball, a single, tough entry move over the roof leads to enjoyable easy face climbing to the Snowball anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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