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Mt. Langley Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,027'
Location: 36.5233, -118.239 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Salamanizer suchoski, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 24, 2006
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A cross-eye stereogram of a big boulder at cottonw...

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Description 

This is the southernmost of The Sierra Nevada Fourteeners.
It was probably ascended by Native Americans first.
William Bellows made the first recorded ascent in 1864.

Getting There 

The easiest approach is from Cottonwood Lakes.
Go west on Whitney Portal Road. Turn left on Horseshoe Meadows Road. Turn right at the Pack Station Cottonwood Lakes Trailhead sign. Park at Horseshoe Meadows Parking lot and take the trail to the lakes.

Climbing Season

For the 13 - Whitney and Surrounding Peaks area.

Weather station 19.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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Probably the 2nd most popular route to the summit (after the tourist trail). About 7,000' of elevation gain.This is an excellent winter/spring climb. Follow easy-moderate snow slopes up the coulouir. Easily done in a day, or for a leisurely climb, do it as an overnighter....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Mt. Langley. Photo by Blitzo.
Mt. Langley. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Langley from one of the Cottonwood Lakes (c) Sara ...
Langley from one of the Cottonwood Lakes (c) Sara ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Langley from Cottonwood Lakes.
Langley from Cottonwood Lakes.
Rock Climbing Photo: looking to the southwest face of Langley from Cott...
looking to the southwest face of Langley from Cott...
Rock Climbing Photo: This is a cross-eye stereogram of a rock "too...
This is a cross-eye stereogram of a rock "too...
Rock Climbing Photo: Lake 3, Cottonwood Lakes
Lake 3, Cottonwood Lakes
Rock Climbing Photo: Approaching Cottonwood Lakes, in anticipation of a...
Approaching Cottonwood Lakes, in anticipation of a...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Langley. Photo by Blitzo.
Mt Langley. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: A random cliff on the west side of Mt. Langley, ab...
A random cliff on the west side of Mt. Langley, ab...

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By Matthew Fienup
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From: Ventura, CA
Jul 20, 2009
Cottonwood Lakes ranks as one of my very favorite locations in the High Sierra. Old Army Pass, above Lake 4 in the Cottonwood Lakes, is a spectacular and improbably easy approach to Mount Langley.

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