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Elevation: 6,400 ft
GPS: 40.57364, -111.68837
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Admins: Andrew Gram, Nathan Fisher, Perin Blanchard, GRK, D C
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Description Suggest change

Great granite with slightly larger intrusions and weaknesses than most of the other areas in the canyon

**FRAGILE RIPARIAN AREA -- APPROACH CONSIDERATIONS/BEST PRACTICES**

The excellent, highly-concentrated bouldering that White Pine South offers during the warmer months has drawn an increasing amount of boulderers year after year. This increase in popularity has created a spiderweb network of user-created trails along the south side of the riverbank. In turn, substantial erosion and loss of vegetation has occurred along the south side of the creek. 

What's more, the runoff from the incredible snow year of 2022/2023 had all but demolished the OG crossing directly across the parking lot, and a new crossing has been created roughly 30 yards upstream. This new crossing has broadened foot traffic further along the south side of the riverbank and has only exacerbated the impacts on this fragile, sub-alpine riparian ecosystem. 

When approaching the talus field in White Pine South, please exercise caution and be mindful of your footprint.

  • IF THE CREEK IS RUNNING LOW -- please cross the creek directly south of the parking lot. From there, follow the well-established trails to either Party Pit and the Warm-up Area. AVOID STEPPING OFF TRAIL.
  • IF THE CREEK IS RUNNING HIGH -- use the new upstream crossing, but please use the existing trail that trends generally SW toward the talus field. AVOID CREATING NEW TRAILS, OR STEPPING OFF OF THE EXISTING ONES.

Let's ensure that White Pine South retains its sub-alpine splendor for future generations! 

Getting There Suggest change

same pullout as for white pine's north but cross the river to the south.

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Classic Climbing Routes at White Pine South

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V1 5 PG13
 33
Mom
Boulder
V1 5
 48
Deserter
Boulder
V3 6A
 41
Blunder
Boulder
V4 6B
 116
Tequila Sunset
Boulder
V5 6C X
 72
Ring Toss
Boulder
V5 6C
 25
Sunburst Arete
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 46
Prowler
Boulder
V7- 7A+
 88
Stephan's Dihedral
Boulder
V7 7A+
 54
Physicality
Boulder
V7 7A+
 41
Nest Egg
Boulder
V8- 7B
 52
Matt's Roof
Boulder
V9 7C
 29
Nest Egg Sit
Boulder
V9 7C
 16
The Good Listener
Boulder
V10 7C+
 33
Euro
Boulder
V16 8C+
 4
Grand Illusion
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mom Party Pit Area > Mom boulder
 33
V1 5 PG13 Boulder
Deserter Party Pit Area > Mom boulder
 48
V1 5 Boulder
Blunder Warm-up Area > Blunder Boulder
 41
V3 6A Boulder
Tequila Sunset Party Pit Area > Tequila Boulder
 116
V4 6B Boulder
Ring Toss Party Pit Area > Ring Toss Boulder
 72
V5 6C X Boulder
Sunburst Arete Party Pit Area > Black Roof Boulders
 25
V5 6C Boulder
Prowler Warm-up Area > Blunder Boulder
 46
V7- 7A+ Boulder
Stephan's Dihedral Party Pit Area > Stephan's Boulder
 88
V7- 7A+ Boulder
Physicality Party Pit Area > Black Roof Boulders
 54
V7 7A+ Boulder
Nest Egg Party Pit Area > Nest Egg
 41
V7 7A+ Boulder
Matt's Roof Party Pit Area > Matt's Roof
 52
V8- 7B Boulder
Nest Egg Sit Party Pit Area > Nest Egg
 29
V9 7C Boulder
The Good Listener Warm-up Area > Blunder Boulder
 16
V9 7C Boulder
Euro Party Pit Area > Euro Roof Boulder
 33
V10 7C+ Boulder
Grand Illusion Party Pit Area > Euro Roof Boulder
 4
V16 8C+ Boulder
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