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The Sierra Nevada covers a huge geographical area. Dividing this into Southern and Northern regions is an attempt to create a more logical, manageable, and hopefully user-friendly structure. The Sonora Pass Highway (108) area is used as a boundary between Southern and Northern regions.
Tollhouse Rock, Courtright Reservoir, Yeti Dome (aka Musick Mountain) and Wilderness Wall are approached via Hwy 168 out of Fresno.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Southern Sierra:
The Lieback 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, 2 pitches The Needles / Kern River : Kernville Rock (a.k.a. Kern...
Anti-Jello Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 4 pitches, 550' The Needles / Kern River : Dome Rock
Tobin's Dihedral 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 380' The Needles / Kern River : Dome Rock
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Darth Vader 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a CA : Southern Sierra : ... : Darkside
Poor holds right off the ground lead to steep moves on good holds past the first bolt. (Stick clip useful). Romp up to the 3rd bolt and get a good rest. The fixed nut is pretty good and can be backed up with a .5 camalot or 1-1.5" piece. Fight up the overhanging layback to a stance and a bolt. Work left on good holds to a nice rest. Quest up the face past a mix of bolts and gear until you make it to a roof way up high. Pull another solid 5.11/11+ crux past closely spaced bolts. Some more easy cl...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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