Rock Creek Rock Climbing
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|Location: ||37.54685, -118.68942 View Map Incorrect?
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|Submitted By: ||Wade Griffith on Apr 19, 2006|
First winter snows on Bear Creek Spire at sunrise
Amazing Sierra granite with great trad and sport routes. Located in between Bishop and Mammoth this area is mostly a summertime area since the elevation sees enough snowfall to affect climbing.
Take the 395 south from Mammoth or North from Bishop till you reach Tom's Place. take this road south up into the canyon and you will see the formations on the west side of the canyon.
Weather station 16.0 miles from here
92 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',12],['3 Stars',40],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',13],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Rock Creek
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Rock Creek:
Featured Route For Rock Creek
Sons of Liberty 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : First Cliff
Four star climbing, but the pitch is docked a star for bolts next to reasonable gear placements.A steep unnecessarily bolted corner with interesting technical moves to a vertical or steeper hand and finger crack. There is a crux at the end of the corner and another one midway up the crack where it thins to .5 Camalots for a move or two....[more] Browse More Classics in CA