Elevation: 7,505 ft
GPS: 37.547, -118.689 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Wade Griffith on Apr 19, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen

Description

Amazing Sierra granite with great trad and sport routes. Located in between Bishop and Mammoth this area is mostly a summertime area since the elevation sees enough snowfall to affect climbing.

Getting There

Take the 395 south from Mammoth or North from Bishop till you reach Tom's Place. take this road south up into the canyon and you will see the formations on the west side of the canyon.

281 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Rock Creek

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V4 6B
 74
Weapon of Choice
Boulder
V4 6B
 52
Groove and Arete
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 58
Welcome to the Iris Slab
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 83
Main Attraction
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 78
Boi-oi-oi-ing!
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 45
Tommy Boy
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 102
Sideshow
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 79
Modern Trad
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 49
D.M.Z.
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 92
He She
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 113
Wages of Skin
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 69
Sons of Liberty
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 38
Switch Hitter
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 41
Pie in the Sky
Trad 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 28
Anything Goes
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Weapon of Choice Rock Creek Boul… > Campground Boulder
 74
V4 6B Boulder
Groove and Arete Rock Creek Boul… > Boy Named Sue Boulder
 52
V4 6B Boulder
Welcome to the Iris Slab Iris Slab
 58
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Main Attraction Gong Show Wall
 83
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Boi-oi-oi-ing! Patricia Bowl > Orange Pillar
 78
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Tommy Boy Patricia Bowl > Orange Pillar
 45
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sideshow Gong Show Wall
 102
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Modern Trad Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 79
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
D.M.Z. Gong Show Wall
 49
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
He She Gong Show Wall
 92
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Wages of Skin Gong Show Wall
 113
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Sons of Liberty Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 69
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Switch Hitter Gong Show Wall
 38
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pie in the Sky Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 41
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Anything Goes Gong Show Wall
 28
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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