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Areas in June Lake Area

* June Lake Bouldering 1 / 0 / 0 / 218 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 219
Family Wall 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Gull Buttress 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Horsetail Falls 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
June Lake Beginner Slabs 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Landing Strip, The 0 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 5
Lion's Den 3 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Roadside Ice 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Rush 9 / 2 / 36 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 40
Silver Lake 2 / 12 / 49 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 52
Tatum Falls 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1

Description

The June Lake Area has mainly bouldering, although there is limited sport and gear routes around. The main season for climbing is late spring through November, when the first snows of winter start to cover the approach roads to many of the areas.

All year climbing is possible at some venues, although during the winter months it is very much dependent on the weather.

The majority of the climbs are on volcanic tuff. The two outstanding areas about are the Bachar Boulders, and the Deadman Summit bouldering.

Getting There

June Lake is located West of the 395. From the Mammoth 395 junction head North for 20 minutes to reach the June Lakes turn.

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Classic Climbing Routes at June Lake Area

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WI2-3
Horsetail Falls
Trad, Ice
WI2+
North Gully
Trad, Ice 3 pitches
V3 6A R
Like a Virgin
Boulder
V4 6B
Charlie Don't Surf
Boulder
V6 7A
Canned Goods
Boulder
V7 7A+
Mad Max
Boulder
V7 7A+
Apocalypse Now
Boulder
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Classic Crack
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Five Nine D
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Deadman's Corner
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Bush League
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Torqued Off
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Plata o Plomo
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
The Brazilian Dazzler
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Block and Tackle
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Horsetail Falls Horsetail Falls WI2-3 Trad, Ice
North Gully Horsetail Falls WI2+ Trad, Ice 3 pitches
Like a Virgin June Lake Boulde… > Bachar Boulders > Central Sector V3 6A R Boulder
Charlie Don't Surf June Lake Boulde… > … > Mad Max Area > Mad Max Boulder V4 6B Boulder
Canned Goods June Lake Boulde… > … > Mad Max Area > Mad Max Boulder V6 7A Boulder
Mad Max June Lake Boulde… > … > Mad Max Area > Mad Max Boulder V7 7A+ Boulder
Apocalypse Now June Lake Boulde… > … > Mad Max Area > Mad Max Boulder V7 7A+ Boulder
Classic Crack Lion's Den 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, TR
Five Nine D Family Wall 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Deadman's Corner June Lake Boulde… > … > Deadman I > Center Block 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Bush League Landing Strip 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Torqued Off Landing Strip 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Plata o Plomo Family Wall 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
The Brazilian Dazzler Landing Strip 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Block and Tackle Lion's Den 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
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