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West Rim Area

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West Rim Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.4161, -118.45012 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Area locations at the Happy Boulders

Description 

Stays shady and cool compared to the rest of the Happies. Contains many classics and tends to be less crowded than the center of the canyon.

Getting There 

This is the left side rim. Approach from several trails. Try trailheads near the Totty Traverse, The Gleaner, and Slap Happy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

105 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',36],['2 Stars',36],['1 Star',24],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',12],['V2-3',35],['V4-5',18],['V6-7',22],['V8-9',14],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',4],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in West Rim Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Rim Area:
Not The Clapper   V1+ 5     Boulder, 15'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Galerie des Glaces   V2 5+     Boulder, 30'   Hall of Mirrors Area : The Hall of Mirrors
My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Mr. Happy   V5 6C     Boulder   Toxic Avenger Area
Rene   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 22'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Captain Hook   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Captain Hook Alcove
Wills Arete   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 20'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Mister Witty   V6 7A PG13     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The French Connection   V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Hall of Mirrors Area : Maximilien Buttress
Every Color You Are   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The Clapper   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Grotesque Old Woman   V7 7A+ PG13     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Standing Ovation   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Not Another Brit in Bishop   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Hand to Hand Combat Traverse   V7 7A+     Boulder, 20'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Highbrow   V7-8 7B R     Boulder, 12'   Frontierland : Highbrow Area
Morning Dove White   V7-8 7B     Boulder   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Toxic Avenger   V9+ 7C     Boulder, 8'   Toxic Avenger Area
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Featured Route For West Rim Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Nearing the end of the pockets on the classic V2, ...

Galerie des Glaces V2 5+  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Hall of Mirrors
Start up the left arete. When possible traverse rightwards on positive pockets for hands and small edges for feet.Continue rightwards until the pockets stop at the right end.Finish direct up to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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