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Western Wall Area 


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Description 

The Western Wall Area is home to some of the finest rock and some of the the longest routes in the Alabama Hills. Approximately 10 different crags make up the area.


Getting There 

Follow Movie Road North from Whitney Portal Road. The Western Wall area is located on the left-hand side just before Movie Road hangs a 90-degree right and heads East away from the mountains.


Climbing Season


17 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',3],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',5],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['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 Western Wall Area:
Hoodgie   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Ranger Ron   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 150'   The Loaf
Ankles Away   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Leonosphere   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 60'   Hoodgie Wall
Pangborn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 140'   The Loaf
Loaf Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   The Loaf
Hang 'em High   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Western Wall
Alabama Hills Gang   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   The Loaf
High Plains Drifter   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Western Wall
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Featured Route For Western Wall Area
"Pangborn". <br />Photo by Blitzo.

Pangborn 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Loaf
Excellent face climbing with a distinct crux at the 6th bolt. This route is not as sustained as Ranger Ron. The crux is very well protected, but there are sometimes 5.6 moves 10 feet above the last bolt....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Western Wall Area Slideshow Add Photo
The Loaf. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
The Loaf.
Photo by Blitzo.
Overview of Western Wall Area
BETA PHOTO: Overview of Western Wall Area
The Western Wall. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
The Western Wall.
Photo by Blitzo.
Hoodgie Wall. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Hoodgie Wall.
Photo by Blitzo.
Truffle Tower. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Truffle Tower.
Photo by Blitzo.
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By Blitzo
Jul 29, 2010

Actually I would consider The Western Wall in the Tall Wall area. Truffle Tower, The Loaf and The Hoodgie Wall would be in the Meatloaf Cave area. Where Meatloaf made his video.