The Diagonal Route [Suggest Change]
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|Type:||Trad, Alpine, Grade II|
|FA:||November 1968 by Fred Beckey and Charlie Raymond|
|Page Views:||782 total · 8/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 crack/chimney system that starts in the center of the face and trends right. When the chimney gains the East Ridge, there are several 1-2 pitch options to finish the route at the (false) summit.
Location [Suggest Change]
Follow descent information for the South Face.
Protection [Suggest Change]
Standard Sierra Alpine Rack