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Beehive Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 6,600'
Location: 37.3371, -118.5759 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: tcamillieri on Nov 30, 2009
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The upper committing crux of Secret of the Beehive...


The usual Bishop Buttermilks season, November to March, weather pending. Quartz monzonite rock. As with all the Buttermilks outlying areas it tends to be rather secluded.

Getting There 

Pass the gate from the uphill Buttermilk parking lot and take your first right (before the Get Carter Boulder) and head up a steep hill. Park about 200-300 yards uphill before the ridgeline and look left. There will be two large domes. Hike between these domes and head down and through a ravine. The Secret of the Beehives (I presume named after the Spanish Film) rests just uphill about 200 yards after the ravine business.

Climbing Season

For the Buttermilk Country area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Beehive Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Beehive Area:
Secrets of the Beehive   V5 6C R     Boulder, 25'   Secrets of the Beehive Area
Queen Sweet Nectar   V9 7C     Boulder   Secrets of the Beehive Area
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Featured Route For Beehive Area
Rock Climbing Photo: A stellar looking line with an amazingly bad landi...

Luminance V9-10 7C+ California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Luminance Block
Said by some to be the best climb in Bishop, this one will definitely make your heart race and your legs wobble.Stand Start at a good jug rail and busy a huge move up to a small crimp. Match then head out right to improving holds and an increasingly scary landing. Match the rail with left foot on the start hold and cut feet. Hold on and then get your right foot on and make another big move up. From here you can drop down and match the previous rail and bail or go for the send and make another hu...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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