Elevation: 11,724 ft
GPS: 37.58, -118.891 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Tavis Ricksecker on Dec 1, 2007
Admins: Chris Owen, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Laurel Mountain is the large colorful mountain to the west of Convict Lake in the Eastern Sierra, just to the southeast of Mammoth Lakes. The east face of Laurel is made of crazy colorful metamorphic rocks which drop thousands of feet down to Convict Lake below as the Sevehah cliffs. The Mendenhall Couloir is the obvious gully that splits the Sevehah cliffs and leads right up to the summit of the mountain. The north and west sides of the mountain are rubble hikes.

Getting There

Park either at Convict Lake or at the top of the Laurel Canyon jeep trail, depending if you want to climb the East side or the North side of the mountain.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Laurel Mountain

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Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c
 57
Mendenhall Couloir
Trad, Alpine
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a
 6
East Rib - North
Trad, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Mendenhall Couloir
 57
Easy 5th 1+ 3 I 5 M 1c Trad, Alpine
East Rib - North
 6
5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a Trad, Alpine
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