Elevation: 8,972 ft
GPS: 36.593, -118.235 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 high buttress seen above Premier Buttress.

A number of routes have been done that are not in the guide yet. Going right from the Becky Route:

Press the Eject, 1 pitch, 10c
Birdbrain, 2 pitches, 11c, 11c
Brainstorm 5.9 (currently in guide)
The Manipulator, 2 pitches, 11c, 10b
Infallible 10d (currently in guide)
Can't Get Here From There, 2 pitches, 11a, 10b
Big Chief No Show, 2 pitches, 11b, 5.8
Crystal Meth 11c (currently in guide)

Getting There

To approach this crag, park at a dirt road on the north side of the Whitney Portal Road, across from Whitney Portal Campground. This is just before the Whitney Portal Road makes a switch back.
Follow this road to a corral, continue up to the crag.

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Classic Climbing Routes at El Segundo Buttress

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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
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Beckey Route
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Beckey Route direct start
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Beckey Route
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Beckey Route direct start
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
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