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BETA PHOTO: Whitney Portal, Premier Buttress
This is the large buttress seen to the north above the campground.
To approach this crag, park at a dirt road on the north side of the Whitney Portal Road, across from Whitney Portal Campground. This is just before the Whitney Portal Road makes a switch back.
Follow this road to a corral, continue up to the crag.
Weather station 14.5 miles from here
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Latest Regional Forum Messages
BETA PHOTO: Premier Buttress, Whitney Portal Topo by Robs John...
From: Lyons, CO
Apr 8, 2007
The corral has been replaced by some kind of maintenance storage yard. There were some abandoned trash cans as well as some other various industrial refuse items strewn about; no corral however.