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Dinosaur Crag

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Acid House T,TR 
Broken Crutches T 
Dinosaur Exhibit T 
Dinosaur TRs 5.11b/5.10d TR 
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Pearly Queen T 
TR (left of Dinosaur Exhibit) TR 
Unnamed Crack T 
Vaino's Arete T 

Dinosaur Crag Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,800'
Location: 37.93767, -119.22564 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Bruce Morris on Sep 16, 2015
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Description 

An intensely glacier-polished orange cliff arranged in two tiers with crack, slab and friction climbs rated between 5.7 and 5.12b. Sunny in the afternoons, but it's above timberline, so can be cold and windy on bad days.

Getting There 

Walk east out the Ellery Dam Mining Road another quarter mile past the wide flat top of the Demonology dihedral, then wander up and right through heather and dwarf trees until you reach a small alpine meadow at the base of a broken orange cliff band. This is the Dinosaur Crag.

Climbing Season

For the Lee Vining Canyon / Tioga Road area.

Weather station 0.5 miles from here

9 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',4],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Dinosaur Crag
Rock Climbing Photo: "Acid House" (5.10a), Dinosaur Crag, Ell...

Acid House 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Dinosaur Crag
Goes over the small roof just right of "Dinosaur Exhibit" and continues up a series of right slanting thin crack leading to the top of the ledge half way up the crag....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Dinosaur Crag taken from the Tioga Road (US 120)
BETA PHOTO: Dinosaur Crag taken from the Tioga Road (US 120)
Rock Climbing Photo: TRing a 5.10d groove up the center of the "Di...
TRing a 5.10d groove up the center of the "Di...

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