Cloudripper Rock Climbing
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DescriptionFirst climbed in 1926 by Norman Clyde, Cloudripper offers a range of climbing options from walk-ups to scrambles. It's close proximity to the South Lake trailhead make it an ideal choice for early season or when you're not quite up for a death march. A longer but easier option is available from Glacier Lodge.
E Ridge - Class 1
N Slopes - Class 2
W Chute - Class 3
Getting ThereWest Chute or North Slope
From central Bishop head W on highway 168 (aka W Line Street) ~15 miles to the South Lake Road turn-off. Turn left and continue another 6 miles to the trailhead parking lot. Bear boxes and bathrooms are available.
From Central Big Pine take the Glacier Lodge road ~12 miles to its end. Dayhikers can park directly at the trailhead. Overnight hikers need to 0.5 miles earlier or pay to park at the Glacier Lodge lot ($5 as of July 2010). There are also bear boxes and bathrooms at the trailhead.
Classic Climbing Routes at Cloudripper
Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
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