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Beehive Area  


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Elevation: 6,600'
Location: 37.3371, -118.5759 View Map  Incorrect?
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One of the Buttermilks' biggest and most beautiful...

Description 

The usual Bishop Buttermilks season, November to March, weather pending. Quartz monzonite rock. As with all the Buttermilks outlying areas it tends to be rather secluded.

Getting There 

Pass the gate from the uphill Buttermilk parking lot and take your first right (before the Get Carter Boulder) and head up a steep hill. Park about 200-300 yards uphill before the ridgeline and look left. There will be two large domes. Hike between these domes and head down and through a ravine. The Secret of the Beehives (I presume named after the Spanish Film) rests just uphill about 200 yards after the ravine business.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

1 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Beehive Area:
Secrets of the Beehive   V5 6C R     Boulder, 25'   Secrets of the Beehive Area
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The upper committing crux of Secret of the Beehives.

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