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Description

Lone Pine Peak hosts a variety of long climbs on white granite.

Getting There

Lone Pine Peak is the massive formation that looms over the town of Lone Pine. Routes on the north side can be approached from the Mt. Whitney Portal Road. The longer routes on the south face of the mountain are approached via dirt roads and the Stone House area.

Tourists on 395 often mistake Lone Pine Peak for Mount Whitney.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lone Pine Peak

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 78
North Ridge
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 10
NE Ridge (full)
Trad, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI2 M3
 12
Winter Route
Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A0
 8
Direct South Face
Trad, Aid, Alpine 16 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 16
Michael Strassman Memorial Route
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b A0
 21
Bastille Buttress - Beckey Route
Trad, Aid, Alpine 15 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
North Ridge
 78
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine
NE Ridge (full)
 10
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine
Winter Route
 12
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b AI2 M3 Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine 7 pitches
Direct South Face
 8
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine 16 pitches
Michael Strassman Memorial…
 16
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
Bastille Buttress - Beckey…
 21
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine 15 pitches
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Does anyone have any beta on other routes up LPP, such as summer solstice and the czech pillar routes? Also, what guidebooks have these routes listed in them? Oct 31, 2012
roman d
Pasadena, CA
roman d   Pasadena, CA
summitpost.org/lone-pine-pe…

secor guide and AAJ FA descriptions are also helpful Oct 31, 2012