BETA PHOTO: Topo of South Face.
This obviously is the South Face of the dome. It's a big slab with the South Pillar on it's left side."Whiskey Bill" 5.8, "Poky Bear" 5.8, "Second Honey Moon" 5.10b, "South Pillar" 5.9 and "Buggery on the High Seas" 5.10c are some of the routes in this area.
Continue left from Main Wall.
Climbing Season For the Southern Sierra area.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Face:
Whiskey Bill 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
PG13 Trad, 5 pitches, 600'
Featured Route For South Face
South Pillar 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b California
: Southern Sierra
: ... : South Face
The South Pillar is the obvious buttress which divides the South Face and the West Face. It offers one of longest climbs on the formation. With lots of easy terrain and good belay ledges, it makes for a fun romp. My brief description only details the path that we took, but many variations exist. Really this climb is best as a "choose your own path" sort of adventure.P1. Near the toe of the pillar are a couple bolts on steep knobby terrain. We began here. I did a 5.10 boulder problem to get up to...[more] Browse More Classics in California
South Pillar profile. Photo by Blitzo.
Mike Arechiga on Second Honeymoon, 5.10b.
South Face. Photo by Blitzo.
By C Brooks
From: Fresno, CA
Jul 11, 2016
This may seem stupid, but doesn't this face east not south?