Lone Pine Peak hosts a variety of long climbs on white granite.
Lone Pine Peak is the massive formation that looms over the town of Lone Pine. Routes on the north side can be approached from the Mt. Whitney Portal Road. The longer routes on the south face of the mountain are approached via dirt roads and the Stone House area.
Tourists on 395 often mistake Lone Pine Peak for Mount Whitney.
The Mountain Devil Dike begins after the second pitch of the Michael Strassman Memorial Route and climbs the beautiful dike straight up. The route includes difficult, varied, and sustained pitches, interesting holds and sequences, no hanging belays, and stunning views. That being said, like most alpine climbs, big scary fall potential does exist on the route if you were to slip at the wrong place. I recommend edging shoes for the crux pitch. All anchors have been equipped with two stainless...[more]Browse More Classics in CA