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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. 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. 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 - 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. 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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. 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
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
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
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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