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Sagehen Summit Area

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Dexter Canyon 
Granite Basin 

Sagehen Summit Area 


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Elevation: 7,800'
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E. Allen and K. Yager at the crux on the FA.

Description 

This is the wide-open, high-desert area, east of Mono Lake and north of the Glass Mountains. There are two areas found here that are not actually at the summit itself: Granite Basin and Dexter Canyon.


Getting There 

From 395, take Highway 120, east To these areas.

For more detailed info, buy the "Mammoth Area Rock Climbs" guide, by Marty Lewis and John Moynier.


Climbing Season


12 Total Routes


['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',4],['5.10',5],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['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 Sagehen Summit Area:
Hair Raiser Buttress   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches   Granite Basin : South Face
Community Service   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 165'   Granite Basin : Northeast Face
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Featured Route For Sagehen Summit Area
Vapor Lock on the left. Great Crack climb.

Vapor Lock 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Vapor Lock Cliff
Great Route. Classic Eastside volcanic crack climb. Fingers/ off hands. You can sling a interesting chock stone 70' up to rap off or continue climbing upward to guidebook suggested belay....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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