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Mt. Williamson

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Mt. Williamson-West Face 
North East Ridge 

Mt. Williamson 


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Elevation: 14,375'
Lat, Long: 36.6561, -118.3111 Map Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 24, 2006
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Mt. Williamson as seen from the summit of Mt. Tynd...

Description 

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


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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Williamson:
Mt. Williamson-West Face   3rd 1- 1 I M 1a     Trad, Alpine   
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Mt. Williamson-West Face 3rd 1- 1 I M 1a  CA : High Sierra : Mt. Williamson
From the second lake in Williamson Bowl, the bowl between Tyndall and Williamson, head to the southern section of The West Face and a prominent rock band with black streaks. Climb to the most obvious black water mark and ascend talus to the right of it. Climb a huge chute to it's top. Head through a small notch, overlooking Owens Valley. Traverse right to a narrow cleft. Follow this (3rd class) to the summit plateau. Wander south to the summit.Use this same route for descent.This is the most pop...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Williamson Summit. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Williamson Summit.
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West side of Mt. Williamson. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
West side of Mt. Williamson.
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Shepherd Pass. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Shepherd Pass.
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Mt. Williamson, early mornig light. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Williamson, early mornig light.
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