The following areas are closed to all visitor use to protect peregrine falcon aeries from March 1 until August 1 of each year or until the young falcons of the current year have fledged: Fifi Buttress Immediately west of Leaning Tower. Closure includes all routes on Fifi Buttress.
This information is a public crowdsourcing effort between the Access Fund,
and Mountain Project. You should confirm closures, restrictions, and/or related dates.
Big Dome looming above the Valley next to North Dome. Not many routes there. Basket Case was first climbed early 70th and Milestone early 2000 th. They are stelar quality routes but not climbed often. Both routes located on south wall of the Dome
Shortest approach from Porcupine trail head toward Noth Dome. For Basket Case approach via the notch between Noth Dome and Basket Dome (from west site of Basket Dome). For Milestone approach from east site of Basket Dome
The route from the base looks jaw-dropping. You guessing about the size of the crux pitch. Is my knee would be in? Can I hand stack? P1. Strait forward and easy 5.8. Your target big grassy ledge where 1-st pitch in Reid topo start. Probably length of the pitch depends where you finish you approach. It can be Zero  if you make horizontal approach to the big grassy ledge, but easiest is to traverse 100 feet loverP2. (link p1 and 2 in Reid topo ) Stelar 160 feet of hands, wide hands and fis...[more]Browse More Classics in CA