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Sawtooth Pass Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12,343'
Location: 36.45514, -118.55683 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Chris Owen, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Eric Chow on Jun 12, 2017
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not to be confused with the north sawtooth ridge. In the summer, this is an easy 5 mile hike to the pass. In the winter, it is an approachable pass with crampons and ice axe. The ridge from the pass to the peak of sawtooth has been described as 2nd class, but feels more exposed and is probably 3rd class or more.

Getting There 

Drive up to Mineral King Ranger Station in Sequoia Ntnl Park. Park in the Sawtooth pass lot - protect your car from marmots!

Climbing Season

For the High Sierra area.

Weather station 15.6 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: a view of the route up Sawtooth pass (June 2017)

Sawtooth pass   California : High Sierra : ... : Sawtooth Pass
An easy 5 mile hike to monarch lakes brings you to the bottom of sawtooth pass. The scramble up to the pass takes about an hour on steep scree (or snow early season). Then traverse along the ridge to the summit on 3rd class....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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