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 · Updates
Admins: Euan Cameron, AWinters, Aron Quiter, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Salamanizer Ski

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 (1S27W) 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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Classic Climbing Routes at Granite Basin

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
 9
Whoa Nellie it's off to the Deli
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 20
Dick Van Dyke
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 47
Hair Raiser Buttress
Trad, Sport 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 7
Tecate Crunch
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
The Tube
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 14
Hair Eraser
Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 12
Sidewinder
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 6
Hole in the Wall Gang
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 3
Unknown-Leftmost_route-PFDSF
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 7
Who's the Boss?
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Rose Marie
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 6
Vision Quest
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 10
Granitology
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
And Mono Cone Too S Face
 11
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Sport
Whoa Nellie it's off to the… S Face
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Dick Van Dyke Northeast Face
 20
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Hair Raiser Buttress S Face
 47
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Sport 3 pitches
Tecate Crunch E Tower
 7
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
The Tube E Tower
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Hair Eraser P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 14
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport 2 pitches
Sidewinder P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 12
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Hole in the Wall Gang P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Unknown-Leftmost_route-PFDSF P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Who's the Boss? P-Funkamerika Dome S…
 7
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Rose Marie Northeast Face
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Vision Quest Northeast Face
 6
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Granitology Northeast Face
 10
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
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