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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

Weather station 14.9 miles from here

18 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',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, 1 pitch, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Original Route   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b R     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Hoodgie Wall
Copyright Infringement   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad   Truffle Tower
Ranger Ron   5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 150'   The Loaf
Leonosphere   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Hoodgie Wall
Ankles Away   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Loaf Arete   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   The Loaf
Pangborn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 140'   The Loaf
Mon Cherie   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 80'   Truffle Tower
Call of the Canyon   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Western Wall
Alabama Hills Gang   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   The Loaf
Hang 'em High   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Western Wall
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
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Alabama Hills Gang 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Loaf
Of all the routes on 'The Loaf', Alabama Hills Gang has a flavor all its own. Unlike 'The Pangborn', AHG starts off with sustained thin slab work before reaching the nice patina plates that the rest of The Loaf is known for. So, lace them shoes up tight! Although the route is well protected (17 bolts, 160'), the page author personally feels that this route is one of the hardest routes on the wall.OK, with that said, step off the flat boulder and onto the slab. Beware....there's a good sized gap ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Western Wall Area Slideshow Add Photo
The Loaf. Photo by Blitzo.
The Loaf. Photo by Blitzo.
Overview of Western Wall Area
BETA PHOTO: Overview of Western Wall Area
The Western Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
The Western Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Hoodgie Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Hoodgie Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Truffle Tower. 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.
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