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Elevation: 3,700 ft 1,128 m
GPS: 36.6062, -118.0637
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Lone Pine plays host to some fine micro routes, as well as, some longer routes up in the Mt. Whitney area of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

In the cooler months the Alabama Hills area offers good sport and trad routes. While in the hotter months the Whitney Portal area provides a cooler alternative.

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Lone pine straddles the 395, 50 minutes south of Bishop, and about 3 hours north of Los Angeles.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lone Pine Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 92
Beckey Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 71
Pangborn
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 51
Chocolate Pocket
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 58
Alabama Hills Gang
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 88
Hang 'em High
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack")
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 91
High Plains Drifter
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 55
Ghostrider
Trad, Sport 8 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 38
[Redacted]
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 74
Blockade Runner
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 65
Dihedral Dance
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
 60
Bony Fingers
Trad 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Gangway
Trad 4 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 6
Schrodinger's Cat
Trad 3 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 7
Green Gecko
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beckey Route Whitney Portal > El Segundo Buttress
 92
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Pangborn Alabama Hills > … > Western Wall Area > Loaf
 71
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Chocolate Pocket Alabama Hills > … > Monument Slot (… > Chocolate Block (aka…
 51
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Alabama Hills Gang Alabama Hills > … > Western Wall Area > Loaf
 58
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hang 'em High Alabama Hills > … > Western Wall Area > Western Wall
 88
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Tanager (aka "5.11 Crack") Whitney Portal > Whitney Portal Buttress
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
High Plains Drifter Alabama Hills > … > Western Wall Area > Western Wall
 91
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Sport
Ghostrider Whitney Portal > Whitney Portal Buttress
 55
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Sport 8 pitches
[Redacted] Alabama Hills > … > Western Wall Area > Hangin' Tree
 38
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Blockade Runner Alabama Hills > Alabama Hills S… > Alabama Tower
 74
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Dihedral Dance Alabama Hills > Alabama Hills S… > Alabama Tower
 65
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Bony Fingers Whitney Portal > Whale
 60
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R Trad 2 pitches
Gangway Whitney Portal > Whitney Portal Buttress
 12
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
Schrodinger's Cat Whitney Portal > Beach, Right Side
 6
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 3 pitches
Green Gecko Whitney Portal > Candlelight Wall > Amphitheater
 7
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
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