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Southwest Slopes

Southwest Slopes

Southwest Slopes

Page Type: Route

Location: California, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 38.06500°N / 119.273°W

Object Title: Southwest Slopes

Route Type: Hiking, Mountaineering, Scrambling

Season: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Time Required: Half a day

Difficulty: Class 2-3

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Page By: Brian Kalet

Created/Edited: Aug 2, 2005 / Jan 10, 2014

Object ID: 166098

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Head west on Virginia Lakes Road from US-395 at Conway Summit north of Lee Vining and south of Bridgeport. Park at the Virginia Lakes Trailhead (~9,860') at the end of the road. Take the Virginia Lakes Trail 0.2 miles past Blue Lake to a trail to the right (north) that follows the creek up to Moat Lake.

Route Description

From the northeast corner of Moat Lake start climbing up to the summit. There is more solid rock here than on the Southeast Ridge.
Distance: ~4 miles
Elevation Gain: ~2,720'

Dunderberg Peak s Southwest Slopes Route
Southwest Slopes Route

Essential Gear

Summer: Shoes
Winter/Spring: Ice Axe/Crampons


Dunderberg Peak\'s Southwest Slopes RouteClimbing the southwest slopes of Dunderberg Peak