South Face [Suggest Change]
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|Type:||Trad, Alpine, Grade II|
|FA:||June 1968 by Brad Fowler and Chuck Ray|
|Page Views:||265 total · 3/month|
|Shared By:||Chris S on Jul 11, 2010|
|Admins:||Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Access Issue: Certain Peaks: Access limited from May to October every year Details
Some of the peaks in this area are restricted (not all). See the Inyo National Forest's Mount Whitney Zone regulations webpagefs.usda.gov/detail/inyo/pas… for current information. Access is usually limited from May to October of every year from the highest elevations of most of the Lone Pine Creek watershed.
Description [Suggest Change]
Follow the obvious chimney in the center-left of the face for two pitches, cross a left-trending chimney system and head straight for the (false) summit.
Location [Suggest Change]
Scramble along the ridge west until you gain the notch between the False and Actual Summits. Descend down and west until you gain the sandy bench that you started on.
Protection [Suggest Change]
Standard Sierra Alpine Rack
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