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Routes in Whitney Portal Buttress

Beckey-Callis T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2
Gangway T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Ghostrider T,S 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Mean Streak T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b A1 R
Nimbus T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
No Country For Old Men T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack") T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Trivial Pursuit T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Access Issue: Portal Road Closure Details

Description [Suggest Change]

This is the big buttress seen to the north above Whitney Portal parking lot.

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Follow the Mt. Whitney Trail (Muir Trail) until it heads west. Head directly for the base of the rock.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Whitney Portal Buttress

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 18
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 12
Nimbus
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
No Country For Old Men
Trad 8 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 38
Ghostrider
Trad, Sport 8 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 7
Gangway
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
 18
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Nimbus
 12
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
No Country For Old Men
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Ghostrider
 38
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport 8 pitches
Gangway
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
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