High Peaks Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||36.4895, -121.1979 View Map Incorrect?
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Just one of many incredible views from the High Pe...
Sunny, shady, windy, long approach, crowds, seclusion, and incredible views. The High Peaks has it all. There are hundreds of pinnacles to choose from at all grades. Depending on the day, it can have a very "alpine" feel.
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Take the Juniper Canyon trail from the west side or the High Peaks trail from the east side. You can't miss it. Just keep going till you run out of "up". The 2 mile (+/-) approach is steep, has plenty of switchbacks, a 1000' elevation gain, and takes over an hour. Bring lots of water.
Weather station 0.9 miles from here
30 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in High Peaks
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for High Peaks:
Feather Canyon 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
PG13 Trad, Sport, 9 pitches, 1000'
Featured Route For High Peaks
The Unmentionable. Photo by Blitzo.
The Anval. Photo by Blitzo.
Looking west from the top of the High Peaks...
Stay for the Sunset, but don't forget your headlam...
More great views. Just pick a pinnacle and climb i...
Sep 28, 2014
If you climbed at the high peaks on 9/28/14 (Condor Condiments, Condor Crag South - Traverse, Photographers delight), I might have some pictures of you. Message me if you are interested.