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
Access Issue: Portal Road Closure Details
Access Issue: Covid-19 Access Restrictions 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
 22
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 43
Ghostrider
Trad, Sport 8 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 13
Nimbus
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 22
No Country For Old Men
Trad 8 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 10
Gangway
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
 22
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Ghostrider
 43
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 8 pitches
Nimbus
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
No Country For Old Men
 22
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Gangway
 10
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
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