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Highlands Wall 


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Elevation: 10,100'
Location: 37.5925, -119.0138 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Jun 26, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Highlands Wall, lying at the base of Crystal Crag.

Description 

North East facing wall at the base of Crystal Crag. The wall is clearly seen from the Lake George parking lot.

The rock is good quality granite with quartz dikes.

The majority of the climbs are sport climbs of one pitch. Most climbs are between 90 - 110ft.


Getting There 

Follow the directions for Crystal Crag, Highlands Wall is the first cliff you will see as you approach Crystal Crag


Climbing Season


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',6],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Highlands Wall:
Macallan   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
Cragganmore   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Springbank   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
But I Don't Drink Scotch   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   
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Featured Route For Highlands Wall
Making the exposed clip above the overhang on Tumbler, 5.11a

Tumbler 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Highlands Wall
Easy climbing gains the first bolt on the lip of an overlap.Climb directly above this past two more bolts until a steep wall below the overlap is reached.The moves up the wall to the overhang are really good.Once the overhang is reached traverse right and then make an airy rock over move, to gain good holds above. Make a couple of moves straight up and then traverse back left, shortly before the anchors....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.   A climber is visible on Lagavulin (5.10c).
BETA PHOTO: Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag. A climber is visib...
Left side of Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.
BETA PHOTO: Left side of Highlands Wall, Crystal Crag.
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