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June Lake Area  


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Elevation: 7,600'
Location: 37.7805, -119.0755 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 19, 2007
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Description 

The June Lake Area has mainly bouldering, although there is limited sport and gear routes around. The main season for climbing is late spring through November, when the first snows of winter start to cover the approach roads to many of the areas.

All year climbing is possible at some venues, although during the winter months it is very much dependent on the weather.

The majority of the climbs are on volcanic tuff. The two outstanding areas about are the Bachar Boulders, and the Deadman Summit bouldering.

Getting There 

June Lake is located West of the 395. From the Mammoth 395 junction head North for 20 minutes to reach the June Lakes turn.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

202 Total Routes

['4 Stars',11],['3 Stars',30],['2 Stars',77],['1 Star',81],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',80],['V2-3',76],['V4-5',18],['V6-7',16],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for June Lake Area:
Like a Virgin   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   Bachar Boulders : Central Sector
Apocalypse Now Stand   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Charlie Don't Surf   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Mad Max   V7 7A+     Boulder   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Deadman's Corner   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Deadman I : Center Block
Torqued Off   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 85'   The Landing Strip
Bush League   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 95'   The Landing Strip
The Brazilian Dazzler   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Landing Strip
Bush Pilot   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   The Landing Strip
Block and Tackle   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Lion's Den
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Featured Route For June Lake Area
Classic Crack, on the left.

Classic Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Lion's Den
This 60-70 feet tall hand/ fist crack is amazing,with the crux being at the last 10 feet . the route angles right and becomes overhung halfway up....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of June Lake Area Slideshow Add Photo
Parker Peak, June Lake Area
Parker Peak, June Lake Area
Wake-skating on Grant Lake, June Lake Loop
Wake-skating on Grant Lake, June Lake Loop
Roadside rock near the Ice Cream Boulders, June La...
Roadside rock near the Ice Cream Boulders, June La...
Scenery along the June Lake Loop, Sierra Eastside
Scenery along the June Lake Loop, Sierra Eastside
Fall colors, June Lake Loop
Fall colors, June Lake Loop

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