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.

242 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
 50
Weapon of Choice
Boulder
V4 6B
 28
Pull Down Like De Jesus
Boulder
V4 6B
 34
Groove and Arete
Boulder
V7 7A+
 18
A Boy Named Sue
Boulder
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 50
Welcome to the Iris Slab
Trad, TR
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 54
Main Attraction
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 59
Boi-oi-oi-ing!
Trad 3 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 71
Sideshow
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 45
Modern Trad
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 33
D.M.Z.
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 67
He She
Sport
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 82
Wages of Skin
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 43
Sons of Liberty
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 25
Pie in the Sky
Trad 2 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 15
Anything Goes
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Weapon of Choice Rock Creek Boul… > Campground Boulder
 50
V4 6B Boulder
Pull Down Like De Jesus Rock Creek Boul… > Campground Boulder
 28
V4 6B Boulder
Groove and Arete Rock Creek Boul… > Boy Named Sue Boulder
 34
V4 6B Boulder
A Boy Named Sue Rock Creek Boul… > Boy Named Sue Boulder
 18
V7 7A+ Boulder
Welcome to the Iris Slab Iris Slab
 50
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, TR
Main Attraction Gong Show Wall
 54
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Boi-oi-oi-ing! Patricia Bowl > Orange Pillar
 59
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 3 pitches
Sideshow Gong Show Wall
 71
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Modern Trad Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 45
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
D.M.Z. Gong Show Wall
 33
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
He She Gong Show Wall
 67
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Wages of Skin Gong Show Wall
 82
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Sons of Liberty Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 43
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Pie in the Sky Patricia Bowl > First Cliff
 25
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
Anything Goes Gong Show Wall
 15
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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