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West Rim Area 


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Elevation: 4,500'
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Submitted By: Tim Steele on Nov 25, 2007
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Description 

Stays shady and cool compared to the rest of the Happy's. Contains many classics and tends to be less crowded than the center of the canyon.


Getting There 

This is the left side rim. Approach from several trails. Try trailheads near the Totty Traverse, The Gleaner, and Slap Happy.


Climbing Season


90 Total Routes


['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',25],['2 Stars',31],['1 Star',25],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',12],['V2-3',33],['V4-5',17],['V6-7',19],['V8-9',9],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Rim Area:
Not The Clapper   V1+ 5     Boulder, 15'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Captain Hook   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Captain Hook Alcove
Mr. Happy   V5 6C     Boulder   Toxic Avenger Area
Rene   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 22'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Wills Arete   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 20'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The Clapper   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Every Color You Are   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The French Connection   V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Hall of Mirrors Area : Maximilien Buttress
Mister Witty   V6 7A PG13     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Highbrow   V7-8 7B R     Boulder, 12'   Frontierland : Highbrow Area
Morning Dove White   V7-8 7B     Boulder   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Toxic Avenger   V9+ 7C     Boulder, 8'   Toxic Avenger Area
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Featured Route For West Rim Area
Kipp Schorr starts 'Morning Dove White' v7-8

Morning Dove White V7-8 7B  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Pockets. Start on the lowest pockets just right of the vertical seam. Traverse left on pockets, then up to a hard move to and from a bad crimp, and continue up to the horizontal crack and easier ground....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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