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West Rim Area  


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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



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

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
Set up for the throw on Not the Clapper. February 2010

Not The Clapper V1+ 5  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Clapper Boulder
Sit start with hand on good holds. Move up to the left trending rail and following it left and up.Make a hard move to gain hidden holds on the lip, and then continue directly to finish....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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