Mt. Tyndall Rock Climbing
The impressive East Face of Mt Tyndall
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.
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.
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]
Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Tyndall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Tyndall:
Featured Route For Mt. Tyndall
The Tyndall Effect 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA
: High Sierra
: ... : Mt. Tyndall
Mt. Tyndall lies to the west of Mt. Williamson right off of Shepherd's Pass. It was first climbed on July 6, 1864 by Clarence King and Richard Cotter. If one views Tyndall from the northeast there is a clear buttress separating the East and North-East face. The Tyndall Effect is just to the right of the Northeast Arete or buttress. Just to the right of that is a class 4 route called the East Face as described in Secor's High Sierra book. And further right of that is the North Rib route (class 3)...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Once we reached Sheepard Pass, we had to leave our...
Williamson Bowl from summit of Tyndall.
Anvil Camp (aka Advil Camp) on Shepherd Pass trail...
Tyndall in the background.
A few more steps to the summit.
The ridge about 150 meters from the summit.
BETA PHOTO: A view of Mt. Tyndall.
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.