Elevation: 7,200 ft
GPS: 37.785, -118.915 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Errett Allen on Mar 3, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Short steep bolted sport climbs in Bishops Tuff (volcanic rock with multitudes of holes and pockets). Climbs are 40 to 200 feet and face all directions so its easy to find sun or shade and shelter from the wind.

Getting There

About 7 miles north of the Mammoth Lakes turnoff on Rt. 395 you pass a signed rest area on the left(west). Shortly after that turn right on the Owens River Road. Drive appox. 2 miles and turn left at Big Springs Campground (Road 2S04). At just over 2 miles turn right at a fork (Road 2S06). Drive a mile to a cattle gate (please close the gates behind you), another half mile and turn right at a "T", then left through another cattle gate shortly after that. Drive another 1.7 miles to a four-way intersection, turn right and follow that to where it ends at a parking circle. The main crags are 1/4 mile up a faint trail that leads NE from the circle.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Clark Canyon

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 119
Ugly, Fat, Mean, Come to Mammoth…
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 53
Rock Candy
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 72
Bodhisattva
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 142
Wild Will's Arete
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 40
Bread Line
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 64
Digit Delight
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 41
I Yam
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 32
Cholito
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 56
Pull My Finger
Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 54
Ruffles
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 38
This Ain't No Weenie Roast
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 79
Borrowing From Tradition
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 46
Driller Instinct
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 38
King Spud
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 27
Maltese Falcon
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ugly, Fat, Mean, Come to Ma… Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Rock Candy Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 53
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Bodhisattva Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 72
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Wild Will's Arete Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 142
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Bread Line Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 40
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Digit Delight Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 64
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
I Yam Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 41
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Cholito Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 32
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Pull My Finger Main Island > Stoned Wheat Thin Cliff
 56
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 3 pitches
Ruffles Potato Patch > Potato 3
 54
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Sport
This Ain't No Weenie Roast Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 38
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Borrowing From Tradition Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 79
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Driller Instinct Main Island > Stoned Wheat Thin Cliff
 46
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
King Spud Potato Patch > Potato 2
 38
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Maltese Falcon Main Island > Maltese Falcon Cliff
 27
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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