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East Face 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
East Tower 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Northeast Face 1 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 4
P-Funkamerika Dome South Face 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
South Face 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Waterfall Alcove 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Elevation: 7,700 ft
GPS: 37.908, -118.814 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Nov 1, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Granite Basin is a large granite dome located a little east of Sagehen Summit. It can't be seen in its entirety from Hwy 120. This is the home of the classic "Hair Raiser Buttress".

Getting There

From 395, take Hwy 120, east for 19.6 miles. Turn left on a dirt road and follow it for 1.3 miles. Take a left and head north for .5 mile. Take another left and follow the road 0.8 miles to this dome.

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

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The dirt road leaving highway 120 is non-wide single-lane with sagebrush close alongside. So I suggest before driving the twenty miles out on rt 120, consider if your vehicle is going to be able to handle whatever method you're planning to use in case you unexpectedly run into a section that's very irregular or deeply rutted or washed out, and your method for in case you encounter another vehicle coming in the opposite direction. Jul 31, 2015

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