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Mt. Tyndall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,018'
Location: 36.6556, -118.3369 View Map  Incorrect?
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The impressive East Face of Mt Tyndall

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Description 

This beautiful peak lies to the west of Mt. Williamson.
It was first climbed on July 6, 1864 by Clarence King and Richard Cotter.
It is approached from Shepard Pass.

Getting There 

Take Market Street, west from Independence. After 4.4 miles turn left on Foothill Rd. Follow a right fork. Follow signs to "Shepard Pass Trailhead".
Hike to Shepard Pass.

Climbing Season

For the High Sierra area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Tyndall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Tyndall:
North Rib   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine   
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Featured Route For Mt. Tyndall
Rock Climbing Photo: A nice view of the Rib while taking a break after ...

North Rib 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  CA : High Sierra : ... : Mt. Tyndall
This is a decent 3rd class route to the summit as an alternative to the class 2 Northwest Ridge. The Rib offers much scrambling and boulder hopping until you reach the airy ridge and follow it up to the summit. This mountain has a striking view all around and makes one feel as though they are in Giant country....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Mt. Tyndall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Once we reached Sheepard Pass, we had to leave our...
Once we reached Sheepard Pass, we had to leave our...
Rock Climbing Photo: Williamson Bowl from summit of Tyndall.
Williamson Bowl from summit of Tyndall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Anvil Camp (aka Advil Camp) on Shepherd Pass trail...
Anvil Camp (aka Advil Camp) on Shepherd Pass trail...
Rock Climbing Photo: Shepherd Pass.
Shepherd Pass.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Tyndall.
Mt Tyndall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tyndall in the background.
Tyndall in the background.
Rock Climbing Photo: Alpine flowers
Alpine flowers
Rock Climbing Photo: A few more steps to the summit.
A few more steps to the summit.
Rock Climbing Photo: The ridge about 150 meters from the summit.
The ridge about 150 meters from the summit.
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of Mt. Tyndall.
BETA PHOTO: A view of Mt. Tyndall.

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By Davi Rivas
From: Ventura, CA
Mar 2, 2010
Shepherd Pass is brutal, the trail sucks but its the quickest way to Williamson Bowl and thats why Anvil Camp is nicknamed Advil Camp.

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