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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
Bear Creek Spire - North Arete 5.8 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Arete
5.8, Bear Creek Spire

The route from just above Dade Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Bear Creek Spire
10
5.8
4 Star Rating
Bear Creek Spire - Northeast Ridge 5.5 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Northeast Ridge
5.5, Bear Creek Spire

The route as seen from above Dade Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Bear Creek Spire
N/A
5.5
4 Star Rating
Cardinal Pinnacle - West Face 5.10a - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
West Face
5.10a, Cardinal Pinnacle

West face of Cardinal Pinnacle
Photo:Luke Lydiard
Cardinal Pinnacle
4
5.10a
4 Star Rating
Charlotte Dome - South Face 5.8 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
South Face
5.8, Charlotte Dome

The route as seen from the approach.
Photo:Karl Lew
Charlotte Dome
12
5.8
5 Star Rating
Crystal Crag - North Arete 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Arete
5.7, Crystal Crag

Crystal Crag Overview
Photo:Luke Lydiard
Crystal Crag
3
5.7
3 Star Rating
Incredible Hulk - Red Dihedral 5.10b - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Red Dihedral
5.10b, Incredible Hulk

The route as seen from Maltby Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Incredible Hulk
12
5.10b
5 Star Rating
Incredible Hulk - Positive Vibrations 5.11a - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Positive Vibrations
5.11a, Incredible Hulk

The route as seen from the bivy spot.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Incredible Hulk
13
5.11a
5 Star Rating
Incredible Hulk - Sun Spot Dihedral 5.11b - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Sun Spot Dihedral
5.11b, Incredible Hulk

The route as seen from the bivy spot.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Incredible Hulk
12
5.11b
5 Star Rating
Incredible Hulk - Falling Dihedral Var. 5.10a - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Falling Dihedral Var.
5.10a, Incredible Hulk

The route as seen from the bivy spot.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Incredible Hulk
8
5.10a
3 Star Rating
Keeler Needle - Harding Route 5.10c - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Harding Route
5.10c, Keeler Needle

The route as seen from the approach.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Keeler Needle
13
5.10c
3 Star Rating
Laurel Mountain - Northeast Gully 5.2 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Northeast Gully
5.2, Laurel Mountain

The route as seen from Convict Lake.
Photo:Chris McNamara
Laurel Mountain
N/A
5.2
3 Star Rating
Lone Pine Peak - North Ridge 5.5 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Ridge
5.5, Lone Pine Peak

The North Ridge of Lone Pine Peak.
Photo:Dan Mingori
Lone Pine Peak
N/A
5.5
3 Star Rating
Matterhorn Peak - North Arete 5.7 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Arete
5.7, Matterhorn Peak

The route as seen from the approach.
Photo:Brad Goya
Matterhorn Peak
6
5.7
3 Star Rating
Merriam Peak - North Buttress 5.10b/c - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
North Buttress
5.10b/c, Merriam Peak

The prominent North Buttress of Merriam Peak
Photo:Ryan Crochiere
Merriam Peak
10
5.10b/c
3 Star Rating
Mt. Dana - Dana Couloir II AI1 - High Sierra, California USA. Click for details.
Dana Couloir
II AI1, Mt. Dana

The Dana Couloir on June 22, 2008
Photo:Willian McConachie
Mt. Dana
N/A
II AI1
4 Star Rating
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