Telegraph Peak is a very quiet peak that sees little activity in winter, and has some fun climbing on it.
The routes on this peak can be reached via Icehouse Canyon or Baldy Notch, dropping in from the top of Thunder Mountain.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Telegraph Peak:
Northwest Face II AI2-3, 400M 4th AI2-3 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine, 1200 feet, Grade II
One Nut Wonder II 5.6 AI3, 600m 5.6 AI2-3 Steep Snow PG13 Trad, Ice, Snow, Alpine
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Northwest Face II AI2-3, 400M 4th AI2-3 Steep Snow PG13 CA : Los Angeles County : ... : Telegraph Peak
There are a handful of lines going up the NWF. There isn't much different about any of them from a climbing perspective, thus one page for the face.This is mostly a steep snow climb, but if you know conditions and the mountain well enough, you can get some ice and some easy (if terrifying) mixed climbing in on terrible rock.Despite rockfall being an obvious concern, the NWF chucks a lot less down than Baldy Bowl does. I've been up this face dozens of times and never been hit by rockfall, which i...[more] Browse More Classics in CA