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Mt. Williamson

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Mt. Williamson-West Face T 
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Mt. Williamson 

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Elevation: 14,375'
Location: 36.6561, -118.3111 View 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...


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]

The Classics

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 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine   
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Featured Route For Mt. Williamson

North East Ridge Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Mod. Snow X  CA : High Sierra : Mt. Williamson
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...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Williamson Summit. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Williamson Summit.
Photo by Blitzo.
West side of Mt. Williamson. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
West side of Mt. Williamson.
Photo by Blitzo.
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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