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Elevation: 7,800 ft 2,377 m
GPS: 37.89093, -118.86498
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Shared By: Blitzo on Nov 1, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description Suggest change

This is the wide-open, high-desert area, east of Mono Lake and north of the Glass Mountains. There are two areas found here that are not actually at the summit itself: Granite Basin and Dexter Canyon.

Getting There Suggest change

From 395, take Highway 120, east To these areas.

For more detailed info, buy the "Mammoth Area Rock Climbs" guide, by Marty Lewis and John Moynier.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Sagehen Summit Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 11
And Mono Cone Too
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 22
Dick Van Dyke
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 9
Whoa Nellie it's off to the Deli
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 51
Hair Raiser Buttress
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Grape Nuts
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Tecate Crunch
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 15
Hair Eraser
Sport 2 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 4
The Tube
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 13
Sidewinder
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Who's the Boss?
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 14
Rose Marie
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Vision Quest
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 13
Granitology
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
And Mono Cone Too Granite Basin > S Face
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Dick Van Dyke Granite Basin > Northeast Face
 22
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Whoa Nellie it's off to the… Granite Basin > S Face
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hair Raiser Buttress Granite Basin > S Face
 51
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Grape Nuts Granite Basin > E Tower
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Tecate Crunch Granite Basin > E Tower
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Hair Eraser Granite Basin > P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 15
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
The Tube Granite Basin > E Tower
 4
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Sidewinder Granite Basin > P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 13
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Who's the Boss? Granite Basin > P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rose Marie Granite Basin > Northeast Face
 14
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Vision Quest Granite Basin > Northeast Face
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Granitology Granite Basin > Northeast Face
 13
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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