Elevation: 9,000 ft
GPS: 36.591, -118.241 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Dec 10, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Access Issue: Portal Road Closure Details

Description

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

Getting There

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
 19
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 41
Ghostrider
Trad, Sport 8 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 12
Nimbus
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 20
No Country For Old Men
Trad 8 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Gangway
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
 19
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Ghostrider
 41
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 8 pitches
Nimbus
 12
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
No Country For Old Men
 20
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Gangway
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
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