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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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The north end of the Owens Gorge, slicing through ...

Description 

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

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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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Featured Route For Sherwin Plateau
Rock Climbing Photo: The Church of the Lost and Found, V3

The Church of the Lost and Found (Left) V3 6A  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Church of the Lost and Foun...
Possibly the best problem of its grade in Bishop. Certainly, it is the best V3 arete in Bishop. It climbs like a gritstone arete. Amazing location to boot. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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