All Locations > California > Sierra Eastside > Lone Pine Area > Whitney Portal > El Segundo Buttress
Avg: 3.4 from 41 votes
Routes in El Segundo Buttress
|Beckey Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Beckey Route direct start T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Big Chief No Show S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c|
|Bird Brain T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Can't Get Here From There T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c|
|Chortle T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b|
|Manipulator, The T 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a|
|Press The Eject T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b|
|Type:||Trad, 750 ft, 5 pitches|
|FA:||Fred Beckey and Mike Heath, March 1971, FFA Dean Hobbs, Will Crljenko, February 1977|
|Page Views:||9,070 total, 89/month|
|Shared By:||Bruce Willey on Jul 2, 2009|
|Admins:||Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Portal Road Closure Details
Due to rockfall, duration unknown
DescriptionP-1 start at a left-leaning dihedral which gains a ledge. Negotiate some brush then head up a right-leaning layback, over a small roof (pretty stiff for .7) and to a tree belay stance, flake for anchor.
P-2 Climb up and right to an arete with nice jams and gear to a wild roof move (lieback) and another 20 or so feet to a belay.
P-3 Up and right to a stem/face. Crack comes and go and with it a little run-out. A welcome fixed piton and more moves leads to a bolted belay out right.
P-4 Follow fins up and right to a small bulge. (for some reason, someone put a bolt right where there's some good gear. Nice 3/4 placement) Follow up and right (more bolts?) to a belay at the bottom of a large flake. Fourth class leads to the summit.