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Whitney Portal to Lower Boy Scout Lake


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Up to the ledges Map: Lower Boy Scout Lake and North Fork Lone Pine Creek
Scramble
Scramble
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Along the Ledge
Along the Ledge
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Soon after walking up that narrow passage you come up against a wall of sorts. It's not as tall as it looks, only about ten feet. And as you can see, there are plenty of places to put your feet. The real adventure begins shortly after reaching the top.



What you do here is this:  you follow the ledge for about 150 feet, then you climb up to the next ledge and go back about 175 feet. Of course there are a few exciting passages along the way.

Narrow section of the ledge
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View on the Ledge
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Right here is a short section, about ten feet, where the ledge is only a little wider than your boot. And as you can see, there is a rather dramatic drop off to your right. I recommend extreme caution.

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