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West Rim Area  


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.4161, -118.45012 View Map  Incorrect?
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Kipp Schorr starts 'Morning Dove White' v7-8

Description 

Stays shady and cool compared to the rest of the Happy's. Contains many classics and tends to be less crowded than the center of the canyon.

Getting There 

This is the left side rim. Approach from several trails. Try trailheads near the Totty Traverse, The Gleaner, and Slap Happy.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.8 miles from here

91 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',24],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',12],['V2-3',33],['V4-5',17],['V6-7',20],['V8-9',9],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for West Rim Area:
Not The Clapper   V1+ 5     Boulder, 15'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Galerie des Glaces   V2 5+     Boulder, 30'   Hall of Mirrors Area : The Hall of Mirrors
My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Captain Hook   V5 6C     Boulder, 10'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Captain Hook Alcove
Rene   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 22'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Mr. Happy   V5 6C     Boulder   Toxic Avenger Area
Wills Arete   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 20'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The French Connection   V6 7A     Boulder, 18'   Hall of Mirrors Area : Maximilien Buttress
Mister Witty   V6 7A PG13     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
The Clapper   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Clapper Area : Clapper Boulder
Every Color You Are   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Grotesque Old Woman   V7 7A+ PG13     Boulder, 15'   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Not Another Brit in Bishop   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Hand to Hand Combat Area : Hand to Hand Combat Wall
Morning Dove White   V7-8 7B     Boulder   Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Highbrow   V7-8 7B R     Boulder, 12'   Frontierland : Highbrow Area
Toxic Avenger   V9+ 7C     Boulder, 8'   Toxic Avenger Area
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Featured Route For West Rim Area
true to name.

Highbrow V7-8 7B CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Highbrow Area
Some would say it's the best problem at the Happies. Find the fin of rock jutting out of the west rim at a gnarly attitude just above 'Hair Trigger' and near 'Work is a Four Letter Word'. Start low and climb out the steep arete to a gripping lip encounter which requires you to control a swing and your thoughts about the landing zone....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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