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Sherwin Plateau Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 37.5794, -118.6475 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 19, 2007

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This area offers a fine selection of isolated bouldering venues. All the areas consist of pocketed volcanic tuff, which offers good steep bouldering on generally good quality rock.

The problems are very similar to those found at The Happy Boulders, however, more often than not, you'll have the place to yourself.

Getting There 

The area is generally accessed from Tom's Place, which lies about 30 minutes North of Bishop, or 20 minutes South of Mammoth Lakes on the 395.

Climbing Season

Weather station 17.3 miles from here

237 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',29],['2 Stars',89],['1 Star',113],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sherwin Plateau

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sherwin Plateau:
Bourbon IV   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   The Dreamers : Hawkins Boulder
The Church of the Lost and Found (Right)   V1 5     Boulder, 10'   Catacombs : Church of the Lost and Foun...
Gigantor   V2 5+ R     Boulder, 25'   Catacombs : Gigantor Boulder
Three Men and a Crippler   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   The Dreamers : The Crippler Boulder
The Church of the Lost and Found (Left)   V3 6A     Boulder, 10'   Catacombs : Church of the Lost and Foun...
Everything and Nothing   V5 6C PG13     Boulder, 15'   Central - Maximum Joy Area : Everything and Nothing Boul...
Looks Like We're One Horse Shy Partner   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Catacombs : Devil Boulder
Goldenrod   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   North - Goldenrod Area : Goldenrod Boulder
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Rock Climbing Photo: Going for the jug on Looks Like We're One Horse Sh...

Looks Like We're One Horse Shy Partner V5 6C  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Devil Boulder
Sit start at two good pockets down low below the South Prow.Make several encouraging moves on good pockets just right of the prow. When the pockets run out make a long reach up left to a very small two finger pocket (or mono - finger size dependent), and then crank hard to a good jug up right.Finish easily on good holds. Take care to pull on the solid holds near the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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