American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, California-Sierra Nevada, Mount Whitney, Peewee's Big Adventure

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  • Publication Year: 1987

Mount Whitney, Peewee’s Big Adventure. Joel Richnak and I climbed this fun route which closely follows the northeast buttress of the peak. We roped up about 100 feet right of the east-face route and climbed up and right on flakes to a large detached flake, then back left to a block. After a short distance in a gully, we exited left and went up a beautiful, exposed face. Several more pitches, generally tending left, led to the Peewee, a giant block (also on the east-buttress route). We climbed through the spectacular roof crack of the Peewee, and several easier pitches took us to the top. (III, 5.8 + .)

Mike Carville

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