Elevation: 13,713 ft
GPS: 37.368, -118.767 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Chris Owen on Mar 13, 2006
Admins: Chris Owen, Lurker, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This fantastic rock peak dominates Little Lakes Valley and has at least four high-quality routes to its name. Another High Sierra prerequisite summit.

Getting There

From 395 at Tom's Place drive west to Mosquito Flats. Hike along Little Lakes Valley trail to Long Lake, then follow a faint trail up to either Treasure Lakes or before reaching those lakes cut left and up to the desolate Dade Lake (4.25 miles, 1,300 feet of elevation gain).

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Classic Climbing Routes at Bear Creek Spire

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 118
Northeast Ridge
Trad, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 158
North Arete
Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 7
East Arete
Trad, Alpine 22 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Northeast Ridge
 118
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
North Arete
 158
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 6 pitches
East Arete
 7
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine 22 pitches
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