Elevation: 14,245 ft
GPS: 36.576, -118.292 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 29,749 total · 180/month
Shared By: 426 on Mar 5, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Lurker, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
Access Issue: Certain Peaks: Access limited from May to October every year Details
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  • *NATIONAL FORESTS IN THIS AREA MAY BE CLOSED**
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That huge thing next to Mt. Whitney....you can't miss it...

Getting There

Hike up like you are going to Mt. Whitney via the Ebersbacher Ledges, Lower and Upper Boy Scout Lakes but keep heading towards Keeler rather than hammering up right to Iceberg Lake.

Bivouac amongst the boulders close to the face for the big routes.

3 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Keeler Needle

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
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Harding Route
Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 3
Blood of the Monkey
Trad, Alpine 16 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Harding Route
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, Alpine 15 pitches
Blood of the Monkey
 3
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Trad, Alpine 16 pitches
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