Rattler Crags Rock Climbing
The Rattler crags are the walls to the (climbers) right of the gully used to approach "Chips of the old Block" and Laundromat Tower. A few old climbs exist here and can be found in the old eastern sierra guide that is now out of print. Ask at Wilson's Eastside sports to check out the store copy. Besides " A Waltz for the few Remaining", the other routes likely have no fixed anchors and probably havent been climbed in years.
Same parking and approach for "Chips off the old block" and Laundromat tower. Park at a turnout just under the powerlines. follow the sidewalk and trail that leads up the talus. Ascend the gully and pass the turn for Chips. look for cairns and a faint trail leading out right and continue for about 20 more minutes.
Climbing Season For the Pine Creek Canyon area.
Weather station 11.8 miles from here
1 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Rattler Crags
A Waltz for the few Remaining 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Rattler Crags
p1.- 5.10c pg13, 9 bolts, a few camalots .4,.5,1,3 and one or two double length slings. Ascend the arete clipping bolts and pull a tricky bulge (crux). climb up to a hands to o/w crack (gear+long slings) then continue slightly runout knobby arete climbing at 5.8-.9 to a two bolt anchor. 40mp2.- climb 10 ft of 5.6 crack to a ledge essentially move the belay across the ledge to the next wall.p3. - 5.8r 1 bolt, all gear. start up a splitter thin hands and fingercrack and follow the crack as it shoo...[more] Browse More Classics in California