Login with Facebook
1. Whitney-Gilman Area
Select Route:
Ambrosia T 
Meatgrinder T 
Whitney Gilman Ridge T 


YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b

Type:  Trad, Alpine, 3 pitches, 100', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10+ French: 6b+ Ewbanks: 21 UIAA: VII+ ZA: 20 British: E3 5b [details]
FA: P1, Andy Tuthill 1977. P2 & 3, Stoney Middleton, Chris Rowins & Chris Ellms
Page Views: 1,393
Submitted By: Michael Z. on Aug 27, 2011

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (3)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
BETA PHOTO: Meatgrinder


The first pitch is fun and good if your craging on Cannon with an easy walk off. Continuing up makes for a nice start to the W.G.

P1 5.10+ 110, Once off the ground thin and hard jamming awaits, but is over quickly. Continue up the crack through the bushes to a ledge and belay.
(Here you are just left of the W.G. 5.6 start and can easily scramble off if you don't wish to continue)

P2 5.10+ 70, Climb a short thin left leaning crack around a corner and up a slab belay at the base of a left facing corner.

P3 5.9 120, Head up the corner joining the W.G.


Approach as for the Whitney G. then head south and down to the bottom of the ridge proper. The start is marked by an obvious thin vertical crack on a clean face. The P3 corner is also visible from the ground.


Standard Rack with some small stuff for the thin cracks.

Photos of Meatgrinder Slideshow Add Photo

Comments on Meatgrinder Add Comment
Show which comments
By john strand
From: southern colo
Aug 30, 2011

Nice climb with short ,well protected cruxes.
Beyond the Guidebook:
The Definitive Climbing Resource
Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run
Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps
Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes
Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!