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
295 Total Routes
['4 Stars',13],['3 Stars',85],['2 Stars',122],['1 Star',63],['Bomb',4]
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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
Mean Streak 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
A1 R CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Whitney Portal Buttress
Mean Streak is a 10 pitch route up far the right margin of the buttress. Great rock and a variety of stellar cracks and thin face climbing make this a worthy adventure for the experienced climber. Begin to right of the highest pine at base of wall, up right from Clouds route. Look up and left for 1st bolt leading to small roofs, three more bolts lead to a ledge (a bit runout). The route is named for the second pitch; a long left leaning, left facing corner with a dark streak running do...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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