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Mt. Tyndall

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Mt. Tyndall Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 14,018'
Location: 36.6556, -118.3369 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This beautiful peak lies to the west of Mt. Williamson.
It was first climbed on July 6, 1864 by Clarence King and Richard Cotter.
It is approached from Shepard Pass.

Getting There 

Take Market Street, west from Independence. After 4.4 miles turn left on Foothill Rd. Follow a right fork. Follow signs to "Shepard Pass Trailhead".
Hike to Shepard Pass.

Climbing Season

For the High Sierra area.

Weather station 12.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',2],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Mt. Tyndall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Mt. Tyndall:
North Rib   3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a     Trad, Alpine   
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Northeast Arete. The route continues up the ri...

Northeast Arete 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : High Sierra : ... : Mt. Tyndall
This route climbs the northeast corner of the peak and begins in a chimney system that splits after several pitches, forming a distinctive "Y" shape a few pitches up.Begin by scrambling up several hundred feet of 3rd and 4th class on good rock on the left of the chimney to one of several small stances where the rock gets vertical. Climb to the right of the chimney initially, but soon cross over and climb good edges and cracks on the left side. Belay in an open ledgy...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Mt. Tyndall Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The impressive East Face of Mt Tyndall
The impressive East Face of Mt Tyndall
Rock Climbing Photo: Williamson Bowl from summit of Tyndall.
Williamson Bowl from summit of Tyndall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Anvil Camp (aka Advil Camp) on Shepherd Pass trail...
Anvil Camp (aka Advil Camp) on Shepherd Pass trail...
Rock Climbing Photo: Shepherd Pass.
Shepherd Pass.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mt Tyndall.
Mt Tyndall.
Rock Climbing Photo: Tyndall in the background.
Tyndall in the background.
Rock Climbing Photo: Alpine flowers
Alpine flowers
Rock Climbing Photo: A few more steps to the summit.
A few more steps to the summit.
Rock Climbing Photo: The ridge about 150 meters from the summit.
The ridge about 150 meters from the summit.
Rock Climbing Photo: A view of Mt. Tyndall.
BETA PHOTO: A view of Mt. Tyndall.

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By Davi Rivas
From: Ventura, CA
Mar 2, 2010
Shepherd Pass is brutal, the trail sucks but its the quickest way to Williamson Bowl and thats why Anvil Camp is nicknamed Advil Camp.