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Elevation: 7,200'
Location: 37.38206, -119.43498 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: bricepollock on Jan 4, 2017
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BETA PHOTO: Queen's Throne from top of main trail

Description 

Queen's Throne is a large 600 ft granite dome found near 2wd camp at the end of Shuteye Lookout Road. It has over two dozen multi-pitch routes on it from 5.6 to 5.12. I added the what I've climbed but the rest can be found in the Shuteye Ridge Guidebook from Wolverine:

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Getting There 

Climbers trail stars just down the road from the campground. Take a right down the slope after crossing the first granite feature. There is more or less of a climber's trail down there, mostly I stuck to the granite to avoid bushwhacking.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: 1st pitch

Welcome to Shuteye Ridge 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  California : Southern Sierra : ... : Queen's Throne
Don't remember much, except old bolts and runout slab. The promised additional bolts were not in place yet. Ironic name, considering the lack of face features we all know and love on shuteye.Crux is on the second pitch just after the belay and is well protected (with old bolts) IIRC. I linked 1 and 2 because the anchor bolts atop P1 were no bueno. The business is slab climbing next to the closed shut corner. When you can get back into the corner and some good gear, you are happy. Next 2 pitc...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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