Lee Vining Cascade is a great ice climbing area that is located just outside of Mammoth. There are plenty of routes to climb, from single pitch to three pitch classics such as Chouinards, Spiral Staircase, The Heel Toe, and the Bard Harrington. The area recieves shade pretty much all day and starts forming usaully aroung Early November.
Lee Vining Cascade is located in the town of, you guessed it, Lee Vining. You can get exact directions on Mapquest.
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Heel-Toe, Ramp Start WI4 M6 CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Heel-Toe Wall
This route follow the iced up, right-facing ramps/corners in the center of the wall, trending left for a mixed finish. Start at the small ice flow just down and left from the litter at The Chouinard Wall and finish just right of Cave Man on The Main Wall....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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