Whitney/Lone Pine Area
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Mt Whitney from the Alabama Hills.
Lone Pine plays host to some fine micro routes, as well as some longer routes up in the Mt Whitney area of the Sierra Nevada mountains.
In the cooler months the Alabama Hills
area offers good sport and trad routes. While in the hotter months the Whitney Portal
area provides a cooler alternative.
Shark Fin Arete with Mt Whitney in background
Lone pine straddles the 395, 50 minutes south of Bishop
, and about 3 hours north of Los Angeles.
Weather station 15.2 miles from here
311 Total Routes
['4 Stars',15],['3 Stars',97],['2 Stars',126],['1 Star',62],['Bomb',3]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Whitney/Lone Pine Area:
Featured Route For Whitney/Lone Pine Area
Beckey Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : El Segundo Buttress
P-1 start at a left-leaning dihedral which gains a ledge. Negotiate some brush then head up a right-leaning layback, over a small roof (pretty stiff for .7) and to a tree belay stance, flake for anchor.P-2 Climb up and right to an arete with nice jams and gear to a wild roof move (lieback) and another 20 or so feet to a belay.P-3 Up and right to a stem/face. Crack comes and go and with it a little run-out. A welcome fixed piton and more moves leads to a bolted belay out right. P-4 Follow fins up...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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