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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



Weather station 14.6 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',2],['5.12',1],['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
Center Cobblers Direct   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 800'   Grey Towers
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Featured Route For Wheeler Crest
Rock Climbing Photo: Route overlay by MM

Forbidden Fruit 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Wells Peak / Rabbit Ears
To the right of Adam's Rib, Eve's Wang, and God's Grace, Forbidden Fruit forges a line through the imposing black diorite band and onto the steep and exposed Southeast Buttress of Wells Peak. Brilliantly featured faces and thin slabs connect discontinuous but classic cracks right up the prow of the buttress. The route ends on the peak's prominent southern sub-summit, and is equipped with fixed belays allowing for a convenient descent.P1) Climb flakes up the gully, then cut right onto runout but ...[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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