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Western Wall Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,784'
Location: 36.60806, -118.13371 View Map  Incorrect?
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Truffle Tower. Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

The Western Wall Area is home to some of the finest rock and some of the the longest routes in the Alabama Hills. Approximately 10 different crags make up the area.

Getting There 

Follow Movie Road North from Whitney Portal Road. The Western Wall area is located on the left-hand side just before Movie Road hangs a 90-degree right and heads East away from the mountains.

Climbing Season



Weather station 13.7 miles from here

58 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',26],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',9],['5.8',7],['5.9',13],['5.10',20],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Western Wall Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Western Wall Area:
Hoodgie   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Rotten Bananas   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   The Tall Wall
Spur   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   The Tall Wall
Leonosphere   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Hoodgie Wall
Ankles Away   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Hoodgie Wall
Ranger Ron   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 150'   The Loaf
Bananarama   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 105'   The Tall Wall
Banana Split   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch   The Tall Wall
Scoop Ejector   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Pistachio
Mon Cherie   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 80'   Truffle Tower
Pangborn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 140'   The Loaf
Hang 'em High   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Western Wall
Alabama Hills Gang   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   The Loaf
Tall T   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 70'   The Tall Wall
RCM (Redneck Cracker Motherf*ckers)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 70'   Hangin' Tree
High Plains Drifter   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Western Wall
Flappy   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Hangin' Tree
King of Swing   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Huka Lounge (Jazz Wall)
Dinah-Moe Hummm   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   The Biscuit
Diamondblade   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Tall Wall
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Featured Route For Western Wall Area
Rock Climbing Photo: "Ranger Ron". Photo by Blitzo.

Ranger Ron 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : The Loaf
Awesome, high angle face climbing on edges. Sustained, exposed, and well-protected...what more could you ask for?There is a slabby crux around the 10th bolt (maybe 5.8). Otherwise the route is sustained 5.7 with a variety of different cruxes....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Western Wall Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Loaf. Photo by Blitzo.
The Loaf. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: The Western Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
The Western Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Hoodgie Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Hoodgie Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Overview of Western Wall Area
BETA PHOTO: Overview of Western Wall Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Getting to the Western Wall Area
BETA PHOTO: Getting to the Western Wall Area

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By Blitzo
Jul 29, 2010
Actually I would consider The Western Wall in the Tall Wall area. Truffle Tower, The Loaf and The Hoodgie Wall would be in the Meatloaf Cave area. Where Meatloaf made his video.

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