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Dexter Canyon 
Granite Basin 

Sagehen Summit Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,800'
Location: 37.89093, -118.86498 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Nov 1, 2006
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E. Allen and K. Yager at the crux on the FA.


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

For the Eastern Hills area.

Weather station 14.0 miles from here

13 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',6],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sagehen Summit Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing 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
Rock Climbing Photo: Monica about halfway up the gorgeous edges of Gran...

Granitology 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Northeast Face
Very sustained thin face climbing past 19 bolts leads you to the anchors of this magnificent climb. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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