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Citadel, The

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About Citadel, The:

This is one of the most dramatic walls in the Sierras. The impressive north wall rises above LeConte Canyon. The summit of the Citadel is more than 3000 feet above the middle fork of the Kings River.

From South Lake, take the Bishop Pass trail to Dusy Basin. From there, go down into LeConte Canyon.

Citadel Trip Report & New Topo
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The Citadel - Edge of Time Arete

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Rock Type: Granite
Type of Climbing: Alpine
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SequenceSequence numbers indicate the left (L) to right (R) order of the routes. Rating Route Difficulty Ascents
1 Average Rating = 0.00/5 NE Arete of East Summit 5.10b 0