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Highlands Wall 


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Elevation: 10,100'
Location: 37.5925, -119.0138 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jun 26, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Highlands Wall, lying at the base of Crystal Crag.

Description 

North East facing wall at the base of Crystal Crag. The wall is clearly seen from the Lake George parking lot.

The rock is good quality granite with quartz dikes.

The majority of the climbs are sport climbs of one pitch. Most climbs are between 90 - 110ft.


Getting There 

Follow the directions for Crystal Crag, Highlands Wall is the first cliff you will see as you approach Crystal Crag


Climbing Season


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Highlands Wall:
Macallan   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Cragganmore   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
But I Don't Drink Scotch   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Springbank   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Featured Route For Highlands Wall
Springbank (5.10a) takes the obvious line just left of center of the slabby wall, up the vertical dike.

Springbank 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Highlands Wall
Climb up the slabby wall on nobs and dike. The technical crux is at 2/3 height. Continue on up the wall until a move left then back right brings you below hanging flake.The finishing moves up and over the flake are classic....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.   A climber is visible on Lagavulin (5.10c).
BETA PHOTO: Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag. A climber is visib...
Left side of Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.
BETA PHOTO: Left side of Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.
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