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Solstice Celebration Wall Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,437'
Location: 36.59169, -118.23214 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Dec 10, 2006
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This crag is down and right of Premier Buttress and is the first crag encountered on the approach to Premier and El Segundo Buttresses.

Getting There 

To approach this crag, park at a dirt road on the north side of the Whitney Portal Road, across from Whitney Portal Campground. This is just before the Whitney Portal Road makes a switch back.
Follow this road to a corral, continue up to the crag.

Climbing Season

Weather station 14.5 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Shape Shifter

Shape Shifter 5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Solstice Celebration Wall
This route is an exercise in small hold crimping. Start down and right of the obvious knob low in the center of the face. Acquire the knob via an entertaining sequence (sideways dyno off thin crimps.) At the third bolt do some tricky crux crimping to obtain the lower right end of the flake/small roof. Follow this feature up and left. A couple more hard moves turn the small roof and lead to great patina edging. Easier face leads up and right past a few more bolts to a bolted anchor.While mo...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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