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Location: 37.7188, -119.6724 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: M.Morley on Aug 17, 2007
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Description 

A solitary rock with one superb route.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Highway Star:
Highway Star   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Highway Star 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : 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

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