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Narrows - Right Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 8,000'
Location: 37.9449, -119.222 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: jediah porter on Feb 13, 2012
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Jed Porter on the "fist crack" route at ...


A stepped and broken granite cliff-band. This area has a growing number of winter rock climbs. Routes here are being established in "dry-tool" style, but local ethics seem to allow for whatever style you choose. Climbs in this area are generally short (less than 30m) and lower angle than your typical magazine-photo "M" climbing experience. With crowded ice up-canyon, development in this area will give steel-clad climbers more options. Not to mention the value of a well-rounded alpine charger being comfortable scratching around on granite. Check it out!

Route ratings as suggested here are very tentative. I mean, what do us Cali climbers know about dry-tooling? Someone who knows something might tell us we're all wrong. Same with star assignments.

Development so far should be credited to Ian M, Thomas G, Luke L. and Jed P.

Getting There 

Follow the ice climbing approach from Poole Power Plant towards Chouinard Falls etc. These dry-tooling crags form the right wall of "the narrows", about half-way to the ice.

Climbing Season

For the Lee Vining Ice area.

Weather station 1.0 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Narrows - Right

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Narrows - Right:
Jango Fett   M8 PG13     Trad, Sport, Mixed, 1 pitch, 100'   Dark-Colored Cliffs
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Featured Route For Narrows - Right
Rock Climbing Photo: Myself leading Bulging Crack.

Bulging crack M2-3  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Upper Tier
A short stout pull through a bulge, then crack climbing to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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