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Mt. Tom Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 13,652'
Location: 37.33873, -118.65835 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Mount Tom from the Northeast


This High Sierra peak dominates the Bishop skyline, rising to 13,652 feet above the Owens Valley.

Getting There 

Mount Tom can be approached from either the north via Pine Creek Road or the south via the Horton Lakes trailhead, just off of Buttermilk Road.

Climbing Season

For the 07 - Humphreys Basin, Pine Creek and Granite Park area.

Weather station 8.7 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Liberty Route photo topo

Liberty Route 4th 1 2 I 2 M 1b M1  California : High Sierra : ... : Mt. Tom
From Horton Lakes Trailhead, follow the trail until the crossing at Horton Creek. Head north along the creek, bushwhacking until the entrance of the col can be seen. Head up the col until the start of the snow. Follow the most obvious line, and avoid the bowl on the right. The slope gradually steepens from 30 degrees to 65 degrees, before depositing you on a rock band (snowfall dependent) just below the summit. Climb through the rock band, being cautious of loose rock, until the summit is reache...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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