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Whorl Mt. Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 12,033'
Location: 38.07386, -119.38355 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: brucelacroix on Jul 30, 2015
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Located in northern Yosemite, south of Matterhorn Peak. This is another Sierra Peak Section mountaineers peaks. There are 35 mountaineers peaks, chosen for the quality of the climbing. There is a lot of class 3 climbing, on the Southeast Face, to reach the summit.

Getting There 

Located in northern Yosemite NP. Take Rt 395 to Bridgeport, CA. and turn off to Twin Lakes. You can approach Whorl several ways, this is the shortest. From Twin Lakes, take the Horse Creek trail to Horse Creek Pass.

Climbing Season

Weather station 13.0 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Whorl Mt., on the left, from Horse Creek Pass. Hik...

Southeast Face 3rd 1- 1 I 1 M 1a  California : High Sierra : ... : Whorl Mt.
Route finding may be the crux of this climb. There is a lot of third class climbing. The climbing can be kept at third if you look around. There is a chockstone to pass near the top of the 3rd chute that was nearly snow free in late July, 2015. To reach the start of the route, from Horse Creek Pass, hike along the obvious bench passing two alpine lakes, and continue on a rising traverse to reach the Southeast face and the left most of three chutes (see beta photos). Horse Creek Pass will be out ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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