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Mt Whitney's summit 14,496'


Member Since: Feb 28, 2011
Last Visit: Jul 28, 2015
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Point Rank: # 685
Total Points: 1,010
Last Year: 14
Last 30 Days: 9
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Name Rating Location
Regular Northwest Face of Half Dome Trad, 23 pitches, 2200', Grade VI5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome
Matthes Crest Traverse - South to North Trad, Alpine, 2500', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Yosemite National Park : Tuolumne Meadows : ... : Matthes Crest
Snake Dike Trad, 8 pitches, 2000', Grade III5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4bCA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Half Dome
West Face Trad, Aid, 11 pitches, 1000', Grade V5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Leaning Tower
Central Pillar of Frenzy Trad, 5 pitches5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Middle Cathedral Rock
The Nose Trad, Aid, 31 pitches, 3000', Grade VI5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
Steck-Salathe Trad, 15 pitches5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Sentinel Rock
Royal Arches Trad, 15 pitches5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Royal Arches
East Buttress Trad, 11 pitches, 1100', Grade IV5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Middle Cathedral Rock
Lost Arrow Tip Trad, Aid, 2 pitches, 250', Grade III5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2+ CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : ... : Lost Arrow Spire
South Face Trad, Aid, 11 pitches, 1200', Grade IV5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
Northeast Buttress Trad, 11 pitches5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Higher Cathedral Rock
Regular Route (Higher Cathedral Spire) Trad, 4 pitches, 400'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : ... : Higher Cathedral Spire
Braille Book Trad, 6 pitches, 700'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Higher Cathedral Rock
Kor-Beck Trad, 6 pitches, 600'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Middle Cathedral Rock
Direct North Buttress (DNB) Trad, 17 pitches, 1700', Grade V5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Middle Cathedral Rock
Owl Roof Trad, 1 pitch5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b CA : Yosemite National Park : Lower Merced River Canyon : 16 - The Owl
Scorched Earth Trad, Aid, 15 pitches, 1800', Grade VI5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A4 PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
The Prow Trad, Aid, 12 pitches, 1200', Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2-3 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
Swiss Arete Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 800', Grade II5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : High Sierra : Palisades and Surrounding P... : Mt. Sill
East Arete Trad, Alpine, Grade III5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c CA : High Sierra : Humphreys Basin, Pine Creek... : Mt. Humphreys
Snow Creek Ice, Snow, Alpine, 10000', Grade V4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI1-2 Mod. Snow CA : San Jacinto Mountains : Mt. San Jacinto
Winter Route Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 3000', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : High Sierra : Whitney and Surrounding Pea... : Lone Pine Peak
North Couloir Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1500'WI2- Mod. Snow CA : High Sierra : Convict Lake and McGee Cree... : Red Slate Mountain
Lost Arrow Spire Direct Trad, Aid, 16 pitches5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : ... : Lost Arrow Spire
El Cap Tree Trad, Aid, 5 pitches, 400', Grade II5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan Base Routes
Mr. Natural Trad, 1 pitch, 160'5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Glacier Point Apron
Lurking Fear Trad, Aid, 19 pitches, 2000', Grade VI5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
North America Wall Aid, 28 pitches, 2400', Grade VI5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C3 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
The Owl Bypass Trad5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Lower Merced River Canyon : 16 - The Owl
Sunnyside Bench Regular Route Trad, 3 pitches, 400'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : ... : Sunnyside Bench
Martha Trad, Mixed, Ice, Alpine, 5 pitches, Grade II5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2+ M2-3 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
Lamb's Slide Trad, Snow, Alpine, Grade IIEasy Snow CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
Dreamweaver Trad, Mixed, Alpine, Grade IIIM2-3 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
The Flying Dutchman Trad, Ice, Alpine, Grade II5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WI2-3 CO : CO Ice & Mixed : RMNP - Mixed/Ice : Long's Peak/Mt. Meeker Cirq...
V-Notch Couloir Trad, Ice, Alpine, 12 pitches, 1200', Grade III5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a WI2-3 CA : High Sierra : Palisades and Surrounding P... : Polemonium Peak
Spaceshot Aid, 8 pitches, 800', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 UT : Zion National Park : Leaning Wall
The Moonlight Buttress (Clean Aid) Trad, Aid, 10 pitches, 1200', Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 UT : Zion National Park : Moonlight Buttress
Organasm Aid, 4 pitches, 400', Grade III5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2 UT : Zion National Park : The Organ
Red Awaking Aid, 8 pitches, Grade VI5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A4 UT : Zion National Park : Red Arch Mountain
The Toad Trad, Aid, 16 pitches, 2000', Grade VI5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 UT : Zion National Park : Red Sentinel
The Pulpit Aid, 2 pitches, 50', Grade II5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a C1 UT : Zion National Park : Temple of Sinawava
Sand cuts area Ice, 1 pitch, 60', Grade IIWI3-4 UT : Cedar City : Cedar City Ice : Cedar Canyon
Sunday morning coming down Ice, 1 pitch, 30'WI3 PG13 UT : Cedar City : Cedar City Ice : Cedar Canyon
Suicide Flows Ice, 1 pitch, 60'WI3-4 UT : Cedar City : Cedar City Ice : Cedar Canyon
Camp Creek Ice, 1 pitch, 60'WI4+ UT : Cedar City : Cedar City Ice : I-15 flows
Mush for brains Ice, 1 pitch, 100'WI4 UT : Cedar City : Cedar City Ice : I-15 flows
Kain Route (South Ridge) Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, 1500', Grade III5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : Bugaboo Spire
North East Ridge Trad, Alpine, 10 pitches, 1500', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : Bugaboo Spire
Young Warrior Trad, Aid, Alpine, 3000', Grade VI5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : North Howser Tower
Shark's Fin Arete Sport, 1 pitch5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : ... : The Shark's Fin
North ArÍte Trad, Alpine, 4 pitches, Grade II5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA : Sierra Eastside : Mammoth Lakes Area : ... : North Arete
One Nut Wonder II 5.6 AI3, 600m Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b AI2-3 Steep Snow PG13 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Telegraph Peak
Northwest Face II AI2-3, 400M Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1200', Grade II4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b AI2-3 Steep Snow PG13 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Telegraph Peak
Thunder Mountain Northwest Slopes Snow, Alpine, 2400', Grade IIMod. Snow CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : ... : The Three T's
Safety Dance Ice, Snow, Grade IIAI2 Steep Snow CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : ... : Mount San Antonio (Mt. Bald...
Creavature police IceWI2 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : ... : Mount San Antonio (Mt. Bald...
Phoenix Wings IceWI2-3 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : ... : Mount San Antonio (Mt. Bald...
San Antonio Falls Trad, Ice, 1 pitch, 150'WI1 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : ... : Mount San Antonio (Mt. Bald...
Skull Queen Trad, Aid, 12 pitches, 1200', Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
Cerberus Trad, 1 pitch, 70'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c SD : Custer State Park : Tenpins/Switchbacks : Tricouni Nail/Cerberus
Old Aid Bolt Ladder Trad, Aid, 1 pitch, 80'5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a C1 PG13 CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Jesus Wall
Pink Drips TR, 1 pitch, 50'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Pink Drips Wall
Right Hand Route TR5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Pink Drips Wall
Machine Gun aka Pin Scars Trad, TR, 30'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Pin Scars Wall
Magnum Case TR, 30'5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Pin Scars Wall
Sculpture's Crack TR, 50'5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : Sculpture's Crack Wall
Paul's Hole (aka George's Overhang) TR, 50'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : South Buttress 3
Eye of Faith TR, 50'5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : South Buttress 3
5.10 (unknown) TR5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b CA : Los Angeles Basin : Stoney Point : South Buttress 1
Sandstone Balls Sport, 1 pitch, 170'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Mormon Rocks : Mormon Slab
The Old Route Trad, 1 pitch, 150'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4bCA : San Bernardino Mountains : Mormon Rocks : Mormon Slab
Flight Squadron Sport, 1 pitch, 40'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Lower Kid Power Tower
Sky Patrol Sport, 1 pitch, 40'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Lower Kid Power Tower
Bionicle Sport, 1 pitch, 40'5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Lower Kid Power Tower
Brickmaster Sport, 1 pitch, 30'5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Upper Kid Power Tower
Block Party Sport, 1 pitch, 30'5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Upper Kid Power Tower
Wire Brush Sport, 1 pitch, 45'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Lake Arrowhead Area : ... : Pinnacle 1
Arrowsphere Sport, 1 pitch, 45'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Lake Arrowhead Area : ... : Pinnacle 2
Horton Hears A Who Sport, 1 pitch, 40'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Running Springs Area : ... : Seuss Wall
Migs Over Moscow Sport, 1 pitch, 80'5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Big West Hanna
Kahanna Trad, 1 pitch, 60'5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Big West Hanna
The Dead Terrorist Sport, 2 pitches, 150'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Highway 38 Crags : ... : Lower Tier
The Turret Trad, 90'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : San Bernardino Mountains : Big Bear Lake Area : ... : Castle Rock - Southwest Fac...
Conveniently Sexy Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 50'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Crystal Lake Crag
Electric Dylan Trad, 2 pitches, 120'5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Crystal Lake Crag
Fleet Feet of Summer Sport, 1 pitch, 100'5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Tunnel Crag
Running Boards Sport, 1 pitch, 100'5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA : Los Angeles Basin : Angeles National Forest : Tunnel Crag
The Shield Trad, Aid, 30 pitches, 2900', Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
Virginia Aid, 7 pitches, 700', Grade VI5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
Salathe Wall Trad, Aid, 35 pitches, 3500', Grade VI5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : El Capitan
Mideast Crisis Trad, Aid, 13 pitches, Grade V5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A2 CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Washington Column
Overhang Bypass Trad, 5 pitches, 400', Grade III5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Lower Cathedral Rock
Absolutely Free, Center Trad, 3 pitches, 700', Grade II5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Lower Brother
South Face Route Trad, 7 pitches, 900', Grade III5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : North Dome
The Notch Route Trad, 2 pitches, 70'5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA : Yosemite National Park : Lower Merced River Canyon : 30 - The Rostrum
Pharaoh's Beard, Regular Route Trad, 3 pitches, 200'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : Yosemite National Park : Yosemite Valley : Sentinel Creek Area
U-Notch Couloir Trad, Mixed, Ice, Snow, Alpine, Grade III5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b WI2 M1 Mod. Snow CA : High Sierra : Palisades and Surrounding P... : North Palisade
Resolution Arete Trad, Aid, 24 pitches, Grade V5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A1 NV : Red Rock : Mt. Wilson : Aeolian Wall
Aeolian Wall (Original Route) Trad, Aid, 9 pitches, 2000', Grade V5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 NV : Red Rock : Mt. Wilson : Aeolian Wall
Sandstone Overcast Trad, Aid, 4 pitches, 550', Grade II5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 NV : Red Rock : Oak Creek Canyon : Solar Slab - Lower Tier
High Mountain Woody Trad, 1 pitch, 150'5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c North America : Canada : British Columbia : ... : The Malamute
Spear of Fear Trad, Ice, 2 pitches, 80', Grade IIWI5 PG13 UT : Joe's Valley : Ice
Afternoon Nap Trad, 5 pitches, 900'5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA : Southern Sierra : Shuteye Ridge : Big Sleep
Wing Feather Trad, 4 pitches, Grade II5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : Southern Sierra : Shuteye Ridge : ... : Great Depression
The Tooth - South Face Trad, 3 pitches, Grade II5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c WA : Central-West Cascades & Sea... : Snoqualmie Pass Area : The Tooth
Omer's Route Trad, 2 pitches, 300'5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4cCA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : ... : El Gaucho
Soft Shoulder Trad, 1 pitch5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : ... : Roadwork Wall
Ummagumma Trad, Aid, 2500', Grade IV5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A0 CA : Sierra Eastside : Whitney/Lone Pine Area : ... : The Wrinkled Lady
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