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

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.

279 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
 64
Weapon of Choice
Boulder
V4 6B
 47
Groove and Arete
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 55
Welcome to the Iris Slab
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 75
Main Attraction
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 69
Boi-oi-oi-ing!
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 35
Stoic Tree Arete
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 89
Sideshow
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 60
Modern Trad
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 42
D.M.Z.
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 81
He She
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 102
Wages of Skin
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 57
Sons of Liberty
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 33
Switch Hitter
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 33
Pie in the Sky
Trad 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 23
Anything Goes
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Weapon of Choice Rock Creek Boul… > Campground Boulder
 64
V4 6B Boulder
Groove and Arete Rock Creek Boul… > Boy Named Sue Boulder
 47
V4 6B Boulder
Welcome to the Iris Slab Iris Slab
 55
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Main Attraction Gong Show Wall
 75
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Boi-oi-oi-ing! Patricia Bowl > Orange Pillar
 69
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Stoic Tree Arete Patricia Bowl > First Cliff, Left Tower.
 35
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Sideshow Gong Show Wall
 89
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Modern Trad Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 60
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
D.M.Z. Gong Show Wall
 42
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
He She Gong Show Wall
 81
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Wages of Skin Gong Show Wall
 102
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Sons of Liberty Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 57
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Switch Hitter Gong Show Wall
 33
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Pie in the Sky Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 33
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Anything Goes Gong Show Wall
 23
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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