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, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

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.

108 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Clark Canyon

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 148
Ugly, Fat, Mean, Come to Mammoth…
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 64
Rock Candy
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 77
Mobetta Fogetta
Sport
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 81
Bodhisattva
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 180
Wild Will's Arete
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
Chop Chop
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 49
Bread Line
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 86
Digit Delight
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 56
I Yam
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 79
Pull My Finger
Sport 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 73
Ruffles
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 97
Borrowing From Tradition
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 70
Driller Instinct
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 50
King Spud
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 34
Maltese Falcon
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Ugly, Fat, Mean, Come to Ma… Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 148
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Rock Candy Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 64
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Mobetta Fogetta Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 77
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Bodhisattva Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 81
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Wild Will's Arete Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 180
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Chop Chop Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Bread Line Area 13 > Area 13 - Center
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Digit Delight Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 86
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
I Yam Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 56
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Sport
Pull My Finger Main Island > Stoned Wheat Thin Cliff
 79
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport 3 pitches
Ruffles Potato Patch > Potato 3
 73
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Borrowing From Tradition Area 13 > Area 13 - Left Side
 97
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Driller Instinct Main Island > Stoned Wheat Thin Cliff
 70
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
King Spud Potato Patch > Potato 2
 50
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Maltese Falcon Main Island > Maltese Falcon Cliff
 34
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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