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  Mt. Russell just before sunset.
 
Photo:Chris McNamara
   

The Best High Sierra Climbing Routes
For quality alpine rock climbing, its hard to beat the High Sierra. Below we have provide beta for many of moderate classic climbs of the High sierra.

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Route Name Formation Review
Mt. Emerson - Southeast Face 5.4 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Southeast Face
5.4, Mt. Emerson

Overview of Mount Emerson, Mount Humphreys and Basin Mountain.
Photo:Luke Lydiard
Mt. Emerson
N/A
5.4
4 Star Rating
Mt. Goode - North Buttress 5.9 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Buttress
5.9, Mt. Goode

The route as seen from the final approach to the snowfield.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Goode
9
5.9
3 Star Rating
Mt. Humphreys - East Arete 5.5 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
East Arete
5.5, Mt. Humphreys

Overview of Mount Emerson, Mount Humphreys and Basin Mountain.
Photo:Luke Lydiard
Mt. Humphreys
N/A
5.5
4 Star Rating
Mt. Ritter - Southeast Glacier Route 3rd Class - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Southeast Glacier Route
3rd Class, Mt. Ritter

Mt Ritter and Banner Peak overview.
Photo:McKenzie Long
Mt. Ritter
N/A
3rd Class
3 Star Rating
Mt. Russell - Fishhook Arete 5.9 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Fishhook Arete
5.9, Mt. Russell

The route as seen from the summit of Whitney.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Russell
8
5.9
5 Star Rating
Mt. Russell - East Ridge 3rd class - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
East Ridge
3rd class, Mt. Russell

The route as seen from the summit of Whitney.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Russell
N/A
3rd class
4 Star Rating
Mt. Russell - Mithral Dihedral 5.10b - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Mithral Dihedral
5.10b, Mt. Russell

The route as seen from Mt. Whitney summit.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Russell
8
5.10b
5 Star Rating
Mt. Russell - Star Trekin 5.10c - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Star Trekin
5.10c, Mt. Russell

The route as seen from Mt. Whitney summit.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Russell
8
5.10c
5 Star Rating
Mt. Sill - Swiss Arete 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Swiss Arete
5.7, Mt. Sill


Photo:Ryan Crochiere
Mt. Sill
8
5.7
4 Star Rating
Mt. Whitney - Mountaineer's Route 3rd class - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Mountaineer's Route
3rd class, Mt. Whitney

The route disappears behind the ridge and follows the gully to the summit.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Whitney
N/A
3rd class
2 Star Rating
Mt. Whitney - East Buttress 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
East Buttress
5.7, Mt. Whitney

The route as seen from Iceberg Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Whitney
11
5.7
5 Star Rating
Mt. Whitney - East Face 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
East Face
5.7, Mt. Whitney

The route as seen from Iceberg Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Mt. Whitney
13
5.7
5 Star Rating
North Palisade - U Notch Couloir III AI 2 5.2 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
U Notch Couloir
III AI 2 5.2, North Palisade

U Notch in Yellow (V Notch in Red)
Photo:Ryan Crochiere
North Palisade
N/A
III AI 2 5.2
4 Star Rating
North Peak - Northeast Couloir AI 2 4th Class - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Northeast Couloir
AI 2 4th Class, North Peak

The Northeast Couloir of North Peak.
Photo:Dan Mingori
North Peak
N/A
AI 2 4th Class
4 Star Rating
Petite Griffon - Southeast Face 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Southeast Face
5.7, Petite Griffon

Overview of the Petite Griffon and surrounding peaks.
Photo:McKenzie Long
Petite Griffon
3
5.7
4 Star Rating
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