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Elevation: 4,784 ft 1,458 m
GPS: 36.60806, -118.13371
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Shared By: Matthew Fienup on Mar 23, 2008
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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The Western Wall Area is home to some of the finest rock and some of the the longest routes in the Alabama Hills. Approximately 10 different crags make up the area.

Getting There Suggest change

Follow Movie Road North from Whitney Portal Road. The Western Wall area is located on the left-hand side just before Movie Road hangs a 90-degree right and heads East away from the mountains.

75 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Western Wall Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 186
Rotten Bananas (aka Wadcutter)
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 107
Leonosphere
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 111
Spur
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 205
Bananarama
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 138
Ankles Away
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 80
Mon Cherie
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 71
Pangborn
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
 97
Tall T
Sport, TR
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 91
High Plains Drifter
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 38
[Redacted]
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 17
Flappy
Sport
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 7
King of Swing
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 16
Diamondblade
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Rotten Bananas (aka Wadcutter) Tall Wall
 186
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Leonosphere Hoodgie Wall
 107
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Spur Tall Wall
 111
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Bananarama Tall Wall
 205
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Ankles Away Hoodgie Wall
 138
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Mon Cherie Truffle Tower
 80
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Pangborn Loaf
 71
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Alabama Hills Gang Loaf
 58
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hang 'em High Western Wall
 88
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Tall T Tall Wall
 97
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
High Plains Drifter Western Wall
 91
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Sport
[Redacted] Hangin' Tree
 38
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Flappy Hangin' Tree
 17
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
King of Swing Huka Lounge (Jazz Wall)
 7
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Diamondblade Tall Wall
 16
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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