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.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Lone Pine Peak:
North Ridge 5.4 Trad, Alpine, Grade III
NE Ridge (full) 5.6 Trad, Alpine, Grade III
Winter Route 5.7 Trad, Alpine, 7 pitches, 3000 feet, Grade IV
Direct South Face 5.7 A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine, 16 pitches, Grade V
Michael Strassman Memorial Route 5.10c Trad, Alpine, 6 pitches, 700 feet, Grade III
Bastille Buttress - Beckey Route 5.10d A0 Trad, Aid, Alpine, 15 pitches, 2000 feet, Grade IV
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Bastille Buttress - Beckey Route 5.10d A0 CA : High Sierra : Lone Pine Peak
An awesome adventure on a beautiful 2,000' granite buttress on the North Ridge of Lone Pine Peak. A "sleeper" classic, until it gets published in Fred Beckey's new 100 Favorite Climbs book...A good topo and approach information exists in the Bishop Area Rock Climbs guide by P. Croft. Depending on the time of year, you may have to traverse an ice, snow, or scree-filled gulley to get to the base of the route.It has been awhile since I climbed it, so this is my best recollection of the route. Ple...[more] Browse More Classics in CA