Other areas nearby:
Bear Creek Spire
Black Kaweah, The
Devils Crag 1
Little Slide Spires
Lone Pine Peak
Mt. Clarence King
Mt. Francis Farquhar
Norman Clyde Peak
Red Slate Mountain
Third Recess Peak
This massive peak to the north of Whitney and Russell, towers above Manzanar.
It is the second highest peak in California. There are access restrictions. Check with the Ranger Station. 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.
2 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Williamson:
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Featured Route For Mt. Williamson
North East Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I M 1c
Mod. Snow X
STILL WORKING ON THE ROUTE PAGEVertical-TH to Summit: 8000 feetTotal climbing vertical: 11,000 feetRound Trip: 25 miles The Northeast Ridge of Mount Williamson is a Sierra classic--not for the history (which it has--in his twilight years, Norman Clyde claimed that he had made the FA in the 1920s, and Warren Harding made his maniac bones in an epic first winter ascent recounted in Doug Scott's "Big Wall Climbing"), and not for clean, good rock, which it has, at least when it counts, nor for the v...
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Local Information for Mt. Williamson
Williamson Summit. Photo by Blitzo.
West side of Mt. Williamson. Photo by Blitzo.
Shepherd Pass. Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Williamson, early mornig light. Photo by Blitz...