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Get Lost T,TR 
Intruder Alert TR 
Locals Only T,TR 
No Trespassing T 
North Ridge T 
Pipeline T 
Stealth Mode TR 
Surfin' Safari T 
Tube T,TR 

Locals Only Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.73217, -118.56843 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 1, 2006
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The top of Locals Only as seen from the top of Jun...


Locals Only is the closest crag to the parking lot. It has some of the area's best rock.
To descend, rappel 115' from the top, 80' off the "Tube", or downclimb class 4 to the north.

Getting There 

From the parking lot, head east, this is the first rock encountered.
For more detailed info, buy the "Mammoth Area Rock Climbs" guide, by Marty Lewis and John Moynier.

Climbing Season

For the Benton Crags area.

Weather station 9.3 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Locals Only Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Locals Only Rock:
Locals Only   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR   
Get Lost   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, TR, 115'   
Surfin' Safari   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Another view of the Locals Only Area: A) Tube (5.8...
BETA PHOTO: Another view of the Locals Only Area: A) Tube (5.8...
Rock Climbing Photo: Setting up a rappel with a storm on the way.
Setting up a rappel with a storm on the way.
Rock Climbing Photo: A) Tube (5.8) B) Pipeline (5.8) C) Locals Only (5....
BETA PHOTO: A) Tube (5.8) B) Pipeline (5.8) C) Locals Only (5....

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By kenr
Aug 3, 2016
The down-climb to the North from the top is tricky to figure out from above. And the upper crux is arguably harder than 4th class -- a balancy sequence likely scary and difficult while hauling the weight of a full rack of Trad protection and/or climbing rope.
. (So could be smart to first try climbing it upward ahead of time).

Also note this ...

The latest print guidebook (4th edition) by Marty Lewis suggests starting the North-side descent with a short rappel.

Anchor: As of August 2016 there is a 2-bolt anchor near the top which looks rather useful for that purpose.

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