Locals Only Rock Rock Climbing
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|Submitted By: ||Blitzo on Nov 1, 2006|
Setting up a rappel with a storm on the way.
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.
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]
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Locals Only Rock:
Get Lost 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR, 115'
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BETA PHOTO: A) Tube (5.8) B) Pipeline (5.8) C) Locals Only (5....
BETA PHOTO: Another view of the Locals Only Area: A) Tube (5.8...
The top of Locals Only as seen from the top of Jun...
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.