Southern Sierra Rock Climbing
Lots of cool stuff. Photo by Blitzo.
The Sierra Nevada covers a huge geographical area. Dividing this into Southern and Northern regions is an attempt to create a more logical, manageable, and hopefully user-friendly structure. The Sonora Pass Highway (108) area is used as a boundary between Southern and Northern regions. For information about the Eastern Sierra (Bishop, Mammoth, etc), refer to the Sierra Eastside section of the site.
For information about alpine routes including Charlotte Dome, please refer to the High Sierra section of the site.
The National Parks have their own dedicated sections. See Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP and Yosemite National Park.
Weather station 12.2 miles from here
415 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',61],['3 Stars',183],['2 Stars',129],['1 Star',33],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Southern Sierra
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Southern Sierra:
Featured Route For Southern Sierra
South Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Southern Sierra
: ... : Hermit Spires
P1, (160 feet) Start in a corner with a nice, steep 5.8 double crack system to get you to a sloping ledge 15-20 feet up on your right. Walk up the ledge to another corner that goes left, with a chimney above that. Start out face climbing and stemming nice rock with fun moves, then commit higher up to the squeeze chimney, eventually opening to bombay at the top. Prepare to feel stuck, get dirty climbing through ferns, and wish you had a bit more pro. A strenuous pitch. 5.8P2, (100 feet) You need ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
By Herb Laeger
Jun 19, 2016
A new guidebook (June 2016) is available for Kern Slabs and New Directions Cliffs at kernvalleyclimbs.com featuring approximately 100 climbs
By Sean P. Sullivan
From: Morro Bay, California
5 days ago
Does anyone know of any recorded climbs up Dogtooth peak in the Dinky Lakes area? Besides summit climbs?