The following areas are closed to all visitor use to protect peregrine falcon aeries from March 1 until August 1 of each year or until the young falcons of the current year have fledged: Fifi Buttress Immediately west of Leaning Tower. Closure includes all routes on Fifi Buttress.
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
Just east (towards the Valley) from the Hwy 120/140 intersection. Park at a dirt turnout on the south side of the road. Cross the road and walk north on a faint climber's trail for 100 yards uphill. Approach time is less than 2 minutes.
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Highway Star:
A short, but powerful route. Start on either side of the triangular flake (left side is easy but sparse pro) up to a finger crack. Work left and crank through a small roof (crux). Continue up splitter hand crack (have those gold camalots ready!), make a fun move right, and continue up to the top. Belay from tree.Walk off left.If not up for leading, it would be easy to rig a top-rope off a tree by scrambling up and left from the base of the route.There is also a fun 10b variation that can be led ...[more]Browse More Classics in CA