Elevation: 8,996 ft
GPS: 37.859, -119.429 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Greg Barnes on Jul 8, 2013 · Updates
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen
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Description

Center part of the wall, roughly from The Middling (right of Piss Easy) to Chartres (in other words, right of Shagadelic to the B/Y ledge area).

Getting There

Either the main trail (Cathedral Lakes fishing trail) or the Shagadelic area trail work fine.

20 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Face, Center

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 23
D'oh!
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 19
Piss Easy (aka West Face of Medl…
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 139
Shagadelic
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 10
Kidney Stones
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 27
Goldmember
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 4
Deflector
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 8
The Coming
Trad 5 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 18
Beer
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5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 63
Excellent Smithers
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Forsaken
Trad 5 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Slacker/Carrion
Trad 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
D'oh!
 23
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad
Piss Easy (aka West Face of…
 19
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Shagadelic
 139
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Kidney Stones
 10
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
Goldmember
 27
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Deflector
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 5 pitches
The Coming
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 5 pitches
Beer
 18
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Trad
Excellent Smithers
 63
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Forsaken
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 5 pitches
Slacker/Carrion
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 5 pitches
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