Elevation: 3,760 ft
GPS: 35.967, -118.484 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: M Morley on Apr 11, 2011 with 1 Suggestions
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Description

The Sierra Nevada Mountain Range covers a huge geographical area. In an attempt to create a more logical, manageable, and hopefully user-friendly structure, this page endeavors to cover those areas found on its western side.

For information about the Eastern Sierra (Bishop, Mammoth, etc), refer to the Sierra Eastside section of the site.

For information about alpine routes including Charlotte Dome, please refer to the High Sierra section of the site.

The National Parks have their own dedicated sections. See Sequoia & Kings Canyon NP and Yosemite National Park.

Getting There

Tollhouse Rock, Courtright Reservoir, Yeti Dome (aka Musick Mountain) and Wilderness Wall are approached via Hwy 168 out of Fresno.

Fresno Dome (Wamello) Area is accessed from Hwy 41 out of Oakhurst.

Kings Canyon and Moro Rock (SEKI) are accessed by vehicle either from Hwy 180 from the northwest via Fresno, or by Hwy 198 from the southwest via Three Rivers.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Western Sierra

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 111
Tollhouse Traverse
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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 229
Tree Route
Trad 4 pitches
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13
 203
White Punks on Dope
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5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 79
Imaginary Voyage
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 164
Spooky
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 78
Innersanctum
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5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 370
Igor Unchained
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 107
The Howling
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 282
Airy Interlude
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 120
Anti-Jello Crack
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 258
Thin Ice
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5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 144
Fancy Free
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5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R
 53
Spook Book
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 99
The Don Juan Wall
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5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
 101
Atlantis
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Tollhouse Traverse Tollhouse Rock > Main Wall
 111
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad 4 pitches
Tree Route Needles / Kern… > Dome Rock
 229
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 4 pitches
White Punks on Dope Needles / Kern… > Needles > Voodoo Dome
 203
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c PG13 Trad 6 pitches
Imaginary Voyage Needles / Kern… > Needles > Warlock
 79
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Spooky Needles / Kern… > Needles > Charlatan
 164
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Innersanctum Needles / Kern… > Needles > Witch
 78
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
Igor Unchained Needles / Kern… > Needles > Witch
 370
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
The Howling Needles / Kern… > Needles > Warlock
 107
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Airy Interlude Needles / Kern… > Needles > Witch
 282
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Anti-Jello Crack Needles / Kern… > Dome Rock
 120
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Thin Ice Needles / Kern… > Needles > Sorcerer
 258
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Fancy Free Needles / Kern… > Needles > Charlatan
 144
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Spook Book Needles / Kern… > Needles > Witch
 53
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b R Trad 4 pitches
The Don Juan Wall Needles / Kern… > Needles > Sorcerer
 99
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
Atlantis Needles / Kern… > Needles > Sorcerer
 101
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
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