Eastern Hills Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||37.7599, -118.664 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Euan Cameron on Nov 19, 2007|
Colorful smoke-filled skies off Hwy 120, Sierra Ea...
The crags found in this area offer a selection of sport and trad climbing in a remote setting. Some of the climbing is similar to Joshua tree in style and rock.
The scenery is idyllic and you can't help feeling away from it all when you climb here.
This area is East of the Mammoth Lakes Area
, and can reached by either the Benton Crossing road which is accessed 5.5 miles south of Mammoth Lakes on the 395, or by heading East from the 395 on the 120.
Weather station 11.4 miles from here
55 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',15],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',3]
Classic Climbing Routes in Eastern Hills
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Eastern Hills:
Featured Route For Eastern Hills
Hair Raiser Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : South Face
This East Side classic was first climbed by Vern Clevenger and Tom Higgins in 1975. It was climbed in the traditional runout style. Alan Hirahara added bolts to this route, but it is rumored that they have been chopped.P1: From the base of the cliff, climb scary moves off some blocks and onto this beautiful slab. 115' leads to a two-bolt belay.P2: A 5.8 pitch continues to another two-bolt belay.P3: One more 5.9 pitch leads to another two-bolt anchor.To descend, either rappel or walk off to the l...[more] Browse More Classics in CA