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Submitted By: Jon duSaint on Dec 15, 2006
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South facing buttress above road.

Getting There 

Park after the road first turns to the west after heading up the hill from lower elevations. This wall is up the hill to the north a very short ways.

Climbing Season

For the Whitney Portal area.

Weather station 14.2 miles from here

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B.A.T. Tent 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Portal Edge Wall
Variations to Portaledge, don't have to belay on road. Instead of belaying on road, scramble up kitty litter to the big tree. Climb the arete/thin cracks/slab up and left past bolts and pins to join Portaledge. At the top of the second pitch, instead of climbing up the left-leaning crack, face climb up and right past 3 bolts (5.8). Two bolted anchors allow rap with one 60m down right to the start tree.(Text copied verbatim from Greg Barnes' description on rc.com.)...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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