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Marmot Rocks Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.75976, -119.49034 View Map  Incorrect?
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climber's trail from Moses Springs Trail to Marmot...

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Description 

Nice shady area to beat the crowds and heat on top of hill to the East of Bear Gulch. Mostly short bolted routes on good quality rock.


Getting There 

Take the Moses Springs Trail to the North side of Monolith. Around the point where the cave trail rejoins the trail there is a marker numbered 15. From here a climber's trail starts uphill to the east towards some slabs with grooves through them. Follow the trail uphill to the slabs. To approach the lower section of the Marmot Rocks walk up the slabs a couple of hundred yards and then cut left to the North. Alternatively you can walk straight up the slabs and then walk along the top of the ridge to Big Marmot Rock.


Climbing Season

For the East Side area.

Weather station 4.1 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Marmot Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Dave stemming past the first bolt

Marmot With a Hand Grenade 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Central Coast : ... : Marmot Rocks
Climb up a small boulder to the base of a water chute and a bolt. Follow the water chute up to another bolt. After the second bolt the climbing gets low angle and easier. From here continue up on top of the "marmot"'s head to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Big Marmot Rock
Big Marmot Rock

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By CaseyJ
Jun 1, 2014
Why does the map show that this is in yosemite?
By Kelley Gilleran
From: Sacramento, Ca
Feb 10, 2016
It's just a really long approach.....

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