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Wheeler Crest Rock Climbing 


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Approaching the Wheeler Crest

Description 

Expect long sandy approaches, loose scree and talus, rattlesnakes, and cacti.

Getting There 

slog.

Climbing Season

For the Bishop Area area.

Weather station 1.2 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Wheeler Crest

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Wheeler Crest:
Knob Job   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R     Trad, Alpine, 2 pitches, 400'   Mayfield Canyon Towers : Soaring Eagle Tower
Smokestack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   Wells Peak / Rabbit Ears
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Featured Route For Wheeler Crest
Rock Climbing Photo: Knobs & chickenheads for days..

Chicken Delight 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Soaring Eagle Tower
Unbelievable chickenheads, knobs, plates & horns for 600'! A true jungle-gym in the outdoors. From a ledge high on the left side of Soaring Eagle Tower, choose your path up a sea of holds. Many variations are possible, all in the 5.6-5.8 range. One of the most fun easy romps out there!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Wheeler Crest Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Wheeler Crest. Photo by Blitzo.
Wheeler Crest. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: One of three rattlers encountered on our approach ...
One of three rattlers encountered on our approach ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Wheeler Crest Interesting Diorite rock
Wheeler Crest Interesting Diorite rock
Rock Climbing Photo: The Pink Band, and the Grey Towers behind and to t...
The Pink Band, and the Grey Towers behind and to t...
Rock Climbing Photo: The Pink Band, Grey Towers behind
The Pink Band, Grey Towers behind
Rock Climbing Photo: Wheeler Crest
Wheeler Crest
Rock Climbing Photo: Tai Devore making the slog
Tai Devore making the slog

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