Classic Climbs of the High Sierra




Number Region Climb Route Grade Difficulty Aid Snow/Ice
1 Mt Whitney Area Whitney Basin Traverse Lone Pine Pk to Mt Carillon V 5.7
2 Mt Whitney Area Mt LeConte (13,960') Southwest Ridge II 5.6
2a Mt Whitney Area Mt LeConte (13,960') Corcoran Pinnacles Traverse IV 5.6
3 Mt Whitney Area Mt Chamberlain (13,169') North Face V 5.10 A2
3a Mt Whitney Area Mt Chamberlain (13,169') North Face, Left Var. V 5.10+
3b Mt Whitney Area Mt Chamberlain (13,169') East Pillar V 5.11a
3c Mt Whitney Area Mt Chamberlain (13,169') West Pillar V 5.10
4 Mt Whitney Area Red Baron Tower (13,016') Milktoast Chimney III 5.8
4a Mt Whitney Area Red Baron Tower (13,016') Red Baron Tower III 5.10R
5 Mt Whitney Area Lone Pine Peak (12,944') North Ridge III 5.4
5a Mt Whitney Area Lone Pine Peak (12,944') Northeast Ridge III 5.7
5b Mt Whitney Area Lone Pine Peak (12,944') East Ridge III 5.7
6 Mt Whitney Area Mt Muir (14,015') East Buttress cl. 4
6a Mt Whitney Area Mt Muir (14,015') East Buttress Crest Direct III 5.9
7 Mt Whitney Area Aguille Extra (14,000'+) East Face IV 5.10a
7a Mt Whitney Area Aguille Extra (14,000'+) South Face IV 5.10
7b Mt Whitney Area Aguille Extra (14,000'+) East Buttress V 5.10 A2
8 Mt Whitney Area Keeler Needle (14,000'+) East Face V 5.10+
8b Mt Whitney Area Keeler Needle (14,000'+) Lowe Route V 5.9 A2
9 Mt Whitney Area Mt Whitney (14,494') East Face III 5.6
9a Mt Whitney Area Mt Whitney (14,494') Direct Crack III 5.9
9b Mt Whitney Area Mt Whitney (14,494') Direct East Face V 5.10d
9c Mt Whitney Area Mt Whitney (14,494') The Great Book V 5.9
10 Mt Whitney Area Mt Whitney (14,494') East Buttress III 5.8
11 Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') West Face IV 5.10d
12 Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') Mithral Dihedral III 5.9
12a Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') Bloody Corner III 5.10
13 Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') Fishhook Arete III 5.8
13a Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') Pilgrimage III 5.9
13b Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') South Face III 5.10+
13c Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') Southeast Arete III 5.10
13d Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') South Arete III 5.8
14 Mt Whitney Area Mt Russell (14,086') East Arete cl. 3
14a Mt Whitney Area Cleaver Pk Southeast Face III 5.9
15 Mt Williamson Area Mt Carl Heller (13,211') East Arete cl. 3
15a Mt Williamson Area Mt Carl Heller (13,211') West Face, Right Rib II 5.7
16 Mt Williamson Area Tulainyo Tower (12,800') Direct East Face IV 5.10d
16a Mt Williamson Area Tulainyo Tower (12,800') Northeast Face IV 5.9
17 Mt Williamson Area Mt Barnard (13,990') East Pillar III 5.9
17a Mt Williamson Area Shaw Spire Southeast Arete III 5.8
18 Mt Williamson Area Mt Williamson (14,375') North Arete III 5.4
19 Mt Williamson Area Mt Tyndall (14,018') North Rib cl. 3
19a Mt Williamson Area Mt Tyndall (14,018') East Face IV 5.8
19b Mt Williamson Area Mt Tyndall (14,018') Direct East Face V 5.10 A2
20 Mt Williamson Area Mt Stanford (13,963') South Ridge cl. 3
21 Mt Williamson Area Mt Ericsson (13,608') Ericsson Crags Traverse V 5.9
21a Mt Williamson Area Mt Ericsson (13,608') South Ridge cl. 4
21aa Mt Williamson Area Ericsson Crag #3 North Face IV 5.7
21ab Mt Williamson Area Ericsson Crag #3 Vinland IV 5.9
21ac Mt Williamson Area Ericsson Crag #3 Brujo Dihedral III 5.9
22 Mt Williamson Area Milestone Mtn (13,641') W Ridge from the E cl. 3
23 Mt Williamson Area Thunder Mtn (13,588') East Ridge cl. 4
24 Mt Williamson Area Mt Brewer (13,570') Northeast Rib III 5.9
24a Mt Williamson Area Mt Brewer (13,570') Boch-McLean III 5.7
25 Mt Williamson Area North Guard (13,327') Southwest Face cl. 4
26 Kaweah Area Black Kaweah (13,765') Southwest Face cl. 4
27 Kaweah Area Kaweah Traverse Black Kaweah to Second Kaweah VI 5.9
28 Kaweah Area Mt Stewart (12,205') W Pillar on N Face III 5.9+
28a Kaweah Area Mt Stewart (12,205') Left Buttress III 5.6
28b Kaweah Area Mt Stewart (12,205') Right-Hand Buttress III 5.10
29 Kaweah Area Hamilton Dome (9,745') North Arete II 5.7
29a Kaweah Area Hamilton Dome (9,745') Before the Jury IV 5.10c
30 Kaweah Area Angel Wings (10,252') South Arete Direct V 5.9 A3
31 Kaweah Area Cherubim Dome (10,440') Archangel IV 5.10+ A0
32 Mt Clarence King Area Charlotte Dome (10,690') Southeast Face III 5.7
32a Mt Clarence King Area Charlotte Dome (10,690') Charlotte's Web IV 5.8
32b Mt Clarence King Area Charlotte Dome (10,690') E.B. White IV 5.9+
33 Mt Clarence King Area Mt Gardiner (12,907') East Ridge cl. 4
34 Mt Clarence King Area Mt Clarence King (12,905') South Face (Ramp Route) II 5.4
35 Mt Clarence King Area Mt Cotter (12,721') Northeast Arete of N Pk II 5.4
35a Mt Clarence King Area Mt Cotter (12,721') N Face of N Peak IV 5.9 A3
36 Split Mountain Area Split Mountain (14,058') Northeast (Clyde) Couloir cl. 4 ice & snow
36a Split Mountain Area Split Mountain (14,058') St Jean Couloir cl. 4 ice & snow
36b Split Mountain Area Split Mountain (14,058') Gully on E Face of Pk 13,803 cl. 4 ice & snow
37 Split Mountain Area Split Mountain (14,058') Northeast Arete III 5.8
37a Split Mountain Area Split Mountain (14,058') Southeast Arete IV 5.9
38 Palisades Area Palisade Traverse Southfork Pass to Jigsaw Pass VI 5.9
38a Palisades Area Temple-Gayley-Sill Traverse Temple Crag to Mt Sill V 5.7
39 Palisades Area Middle Palisade (14,040') Northeast Face cl. 3-4
40 Palisades Area Norman Clyde Pk (13,920') Twilight Pillar III 5.8+
40a Palisades Area Norman Clyde Pk (13,920') Thunderbird Wall III 5.7
40b Palisades Area Norman Clyde Pk (13,920') NE Ridge cl. 3-4
41 Palisades Area Temple Crag (12,999') Moon Goddess Arete IV 5.7
42 Palisades Area Temple Crag (12,999') Sun Ribbon Arete IV 5.9
43 Palisades Area Temple Crag (12,999') Dark Star V 5.10
43a Palisades Area Temple Crag (12,999') Barefoot Bynum V 5.10
43b Palisades Area Temple Crag (12,999') Planaria V 5.10+
44 Palisades Area Mt Sill (14,162') Swiss Arete III 5.7
44a Palisades Area Mt Sill (14,162') East Face III 5.8
45 Palisades Area Polemonium Pk (14,000') V-Notch Couloir cl. 5 ice & snow
46 Palisades Area North Palisade (14,242') U-Notch Couloir 5.6 ice & snow
46a Palisades Area North Palisade (14,242') West Gully cl. 4
46b Palisades Area North Palisade (14,242') West Face IV 5.10
47 Palisades Area Thunderbolt Pk (14,000') Northeast Couloir cl. 4-5 ice & snow
47a Palisades Area Thunderbolt Pk (14,000') Southwest Chute 5.6
48 Palisades Area Mt Winchell (13,768') Southeast Face cl. 3-4
48a Palisades Area Mt Winchell (13,768') Northwest Arete IV 5.8
49 Palisades Area Mt Winchell (13,768') West Arete III 5.8
50 Mt Darwin Area Mt Goode (13,092') North Buttress III 5.9+
51 Mt Darwin Area Mt Thompson (13,440') North Couloir cl. 4-5 ice
51a Mt Darwin Area Mt Thompson (13,440') Left Ice Gullies cl. 5 ice
51b Mt Darwin Area Mt Thompson (13,440') North Ridge cl. 3
51c Mt Darwin Area Gilbert Peak Northeast Couloir of Gilbert II 5.6 ice & snow
52 Mt Darwin Area Picture Peak (13,120') Northeast Face IV 5.9
52a Mt Darwin Area Picture Peak (13,120') Northeast Rib IV 5.10
52b Mt Darwin Area Picture Peak (13,120') Elphinston Buttress IV 5.10
52c Mt Darwin Area Picture Peak (13,120') North Arete of Clyde Spires III 5.10
53 Mt Darwin Area Mt Haeckel (13,435') Northwest Arete cl. 4
53a Mt Darwin Area Mt Haeckel (13,435') NE Buttress cl. 4
53b Mt Darwin Area Evolution Traverse VI 5.9
54 Mt Darwin Area Mt Darwin (13,830') North Glacier cl. 4 ice & snow
55 Mt Darwin Area Mt Mendel (13,691') Right Mendel Couloir cl. 5 ice
56 Mt Darwin Area Mt Mendel (13,691') Left Mendel Couloir cl. 5+ ice
57 Mt Goddard Area Devil's Crag #1 (12,560') Northwest Arete 5.8
58 Mt Goddard Area The Citadel (11,744') Edge of Time Arete IV 5.10+
59 Mt Humphreys Area Mt Emerson (13,225') North Face cl. 4 ice & snow
60 Mt Humphreys Area Mt Humphreys (13,986') East Arete II 5.4
61 Mt Humphreys Area Mt Humphreys (13,986') Northeast Couloir cl. 5 ice & snow
62 Seven Gables Area Seven Gables N Peak (12,600') Direct East Face IV 5.9
63 Seven Gables Area Merriam Pk (13,077') North Buttress IV 5.10
63a Seven Gables Area Merriam Pk (13,077') Silver Cloud IV 5.10+
64 Seven Gables Area Feather Pk (13,242') North Couloir cl. 4-5 ice
65 Rock Creek Area Rock Creek Traverse Mono Pass to Morgan Pass V 5.9
65a Rock Creek Area Little Lakes Pk & Mt Morgan Southwest Ridge cl. 5 & cl. 4
66 Rock Creek Area Bear Creek Spire (13,713') East Arete IV 5.8
66a Rock Creek Area Bear Creek Spire (13,713') Direct South Face IV 5.9
67 Rock Creek Area Bear Creek Spire (13,713') North Arete III 5.8
67a Rock Creek Area Bear Creek Spire (13,713') Northeast Ridge cl. 4
68 Rock Creek Area Mt Dade (13,600') North Face cl. 4
68a Rock Creek Area Mt Dade (13,600') North Buttress III 5.10
69 Rock Creek Area Mt Abbot (13,704') North Couloir cl. 3-4
69a Rock Creek Area Petit Griffon North Face 5.9
70 Rock Creek Area Ruby Peak (13,188') Central Route on Ruby Wall IV 5.10
70a Rock Creek Area Ruby Peak (13,188') Daphne IV 5.10b
70b Rock Creek Area Ruby Peak (13,188') Wide Sargasso Sea IV 5.10b
70c Rock Creek Area Ruby Peak (13,188') The East Arete IV 5.10
70d Rock Creek Area Ruby Peak (13,188') Pteradon III 5.11
71 Rock Creek Area Third Recess Peak (12,500') Northeast Buttress IV 5.10
72 Mt Morrison Area Red & White Mtn (12,850') Northeast Ridge cl. 3
72a Mt Morrison Area Mt Morgan North Nevahbe Ridge cl. 4
73 Mt Morrison Area Red Slate Mtn (13,163') North Couloir cl. 4 ice & snow
74 Mt Morrison Area Mt Morrison (12,268') Northwest Face IV 5.10
74a Mt Morrison Area Mt Morrison (12,268') North Buttress IV 5.8
74b Mt Morrison Area Mt Morrison (12,268') Don-Julie Memorial Route IV 5.10
74c Mt Morrison Area Laurel Mtn Northeast Couloir cl. 4
75 Mt Ritter Range Minaret Traverse South Notch to the Gap VI 5.9
76 Mt Ritter Range Clyde Minaret (12,281') Southeast Face (Direct) IV 5.8 (5.9+)
77 Mt Ritter Range Michael Minaret (12,240') Eichorn's Chute 5.4
77a Mt Ritter Range Michael Minaret (12,240') West Ridge III 5.7
78 Mt Ritter Range Mt Ritter (13,157') Southwest Ridge VI 5.9
78a Mt Ritter Range Mt Ritter (13,157') South Ridge V 5.8
79 Mt Ritter Range Mt Ritter (13,157') North Face cl. 3
80 Mt Ritter Range Banner Peak (12,945') East Corner III 5.7
81 Mt Ritter Range Banner Peak (12,945') North Arete III 5.7
81a Mt Ritter Range Banner Peak (12,945') Northeast Buttress III 5.7
82 Southern Yosemite Area Mt Lyell (13,114') East Ridge cl. 3
82a Southern Yosemite Area Mt Maclure East Ridge cl. 3
82b Southern Yosemite Area Mt Maclure North Ridge cl. 4
82c Southern Yosemite Area Mt Maclure Northeast Ridge cl. 4
83 Southern Yosemite Area Mt Clark (11,522') Southeast Arete cl. 3-4
84 Cathedral Range Area Cathedral Range Traverse Unicorn Pk to Cathedral Pk IV 5.7
84a Cathedral Range Area Echo Pk #9 Southwest Face 5.7
85 Cathedral Range Area Cathedral Pk (10,940') Southeast Buttress III 5.6
86 Cathedral Range Area Eichorn Pinnacle (10,700') West Pillar III 5.9
86a Cathedral Range Area Eichorn Pinnacle (10,700') A Celebrity's Holiday III 5.10
86b Cathedral Range Area Eichorn Pinnacle (10,700') The Erratic Route III 5.10a
87 Cathedral Range Area Matthes Crest (10,880') Traverse from North II 5.6
88 Mt Dana Area Mt Dana (13,053') Dana Couloir cl. 4 ice & snow
89 Mt Dana Area Dana Plateau (11,500') Third Pillar III 5.10a
89a Mt Dana Area Dana Plateau (11,500') Lenticular Limbo III 5.10d
90 Mt Conness Area Mt Conness (12,590') West Ridge III 5.6
91 Mt Conness Area Mt Conness (12,590') Southwest Face V 5.10c
91a Mt Conness Area Mt Conness (12,590') Rosy Crown IV 5.10c
91b Mt Conness Area Mt Conness (12,590') Morning Thunder III 5.9
92 Mt Conness Area Mt Conness (12,590') North Ridge II 5.6
92a Mt Conness Area North Peak North Ridge 5.3
92b Mt Conness Area Mt Conness Area Traverse North Pk to Tioga Pass 5.6
93 Mt Conness Area North Peak (12,242') North Couloir cl. 4-5 ice & snow
94 Sawtooth Ridge Area Sawtooth Ridge Traverse Blacksmith Pk to Matterhorn Pk VI 5.9
94a Sawtooth Ridge Area Southeast Tooth Northeast Face III 5.7
95 Sawtooth Ridge Area Matterhorn Peak (12,279') North Arete III 5.6
95a Sawtooth Ridge Area Matterhorn Peak (12,279') Double Dihedral III 5.8
96 Sawtooth Ridge Area Dragtooth (12,080') North Buttress III 5.10
97 Sawtooth Ridge Area Blacksmith Pk (11,680') North Arete III 5.10a
98 Sawtooth Ridge Area Blacksmith Pk (11,680') Northwest Face IV 5.11
98a Sawtooth Ridge Area Blacksmith Pk (11,680') Northwest Face Dike Variation IV 5.10c
98b Sawtooth Ridge Area Blacksmith Pk (11,680') Northwest Face Right Side III 5.7
98c Sawtooth Ridge Area Blacksmith Pk (11,680') Southwest Face cl. 4
99 Sawtooth Ridge Area Incredible Hulk (11,040') Red Dihedral (Ygdrasil) IV 5.10
99a Sawtooth Ridge Area Incredible Hulk (11,040') Falling Leaf IV 5.10a
100 Sawtooth Ridge Area Incredible Hulk (11,040') Positive Vibrations V 5.11c
100a Sawtooth Ridge Area Incredible Hulk (11,040') The AstroHulk IV 5.11+
101 Sawtooth Ridge Area Outguard Spire (10,280') Southeast Arete III 5.10c
101a Sawtooth Ridge Area Outguard Spire (10,280') East Face III 5.10