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Routes in Whitney Portal Buttress

Beckey-Callis T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2
Gangway T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
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

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
 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
 39
Ghostrider
Trad, Sport 8 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 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
 39
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Sport 8 pitches
Gangway
 7
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
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