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Way Lake  


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Elevation: 9,800'
Location: 37.5825, -118.995 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 28, 2007
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Description 

This bouldering venue has a distinctly Alpine flavor.

The area has a large number of problems on good quality rock.

Getting There 

From the town of Mammoth Lakes follow Main Street, and continue straight at the traffic lights onto Lake Mary Road. Follow this until a left turn can be made towards Coldwater Campground. After 1 mile turn left into the campground and follow the campground up the hill to the Emerald Lake trailhead.

Follow the trail towards Emerald Lake, after about 1/2 mile there is a clearly signposted trail right towards TJ Lake and Lake Barrett. Take this trail, and after about 5 minutes head left (South West) up the slope to a plateau and the boulder field.

Climbing Season



Weather station 4.8 miles from here

52 Total Routes

['4 Stars',8],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',18],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',5],['V2-3',16],['V4-5',10],['V6-7',10],['V8-9',10],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Way Lake:
Eagle   V3 6A     Boulder   Way Lake Boulder
The Warm Up   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Crimp Ladder Area : Crimp Ladder Boulder
Bear   V4 6B     Boulder   Way Lake Boulder
The Seam   V4 6B     Boulder   Seam Area : Seam Boulder
Beareagle   V5 6C     Boulder   Way Lake Boulder
Shortness of Breath   V5 6C     Boulder   Meadow Area
Morpheus   V5 6C     Boulder   Two Dragons Area
Black Face   V6 7A     Boulder   Talladega Nights Area
Crimp Ladder   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Crimp Ladder Area : Crimp Ladder Boulder
Hose Monster   V8 7B     Boulder, 8'   Lower Talus Area
Meadow Roof   V8 7B     Boulder   Meadow Area
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Bryant on the Meadows Roof

Meadow Roof V8 7B  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Meadow Area
Starts with a fingerlock in a crack in the big hueco under the roof. Move out left onto fair crimps, find some foot trickery to allow you to move up to any of several decent holds just below the lip, then find your way up and over. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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A frog - just some of the wildlife you may encounter at Way Lake.
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