Casa Diablo Mountain
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Casa Diablo Mountain is situated in the middle of the Long Valley Caldera, with spectacular views of the White, Glass, and Sierra Nevada Mountains.
There are only a few routes here, but development is taking place. Half the climbs are north facing and the other half west facing.
This is a great mild weather climbing spot that is lower than the Mammoth area climbs and sits a bit higher than the Owens River Gorge.
There are a fair number of easy and moderate climbs here.
From the 395 head east on Benton Crossing Rd. Drive 18 miles and turn right on a dirt road (3S02) (The Mammoth Area Rock Climbs guide says there is a sign, but it is very weathered)
Drive for a few miles (6 or 7ish) on a great dirt road (one of the best I have been on in the Sierras)Keep left at the first T (still 3S02) Continue on 3S02 and at the second T stay right (still 3S02) ^Check out the photos below of these turns ^
You will now be running parallel to Casa Diablo Mountain, Turn left between two trees on 04S134. Continue on a washboarded road and take the left turn onto 04S134F There is a small round parking area.
From the parking you can see a few climbs, these climbs are not in the guide book, the ones in the guide book are on the left side of the rocks.
Weather station 17.1 miles from here
21 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Casa Diablo Mountain:
Featured Route For Casa Diablo Mountain
Step Up or Ketchup 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Parking Lot Crag
Start below the short steep wall at the right end of the large slanting feature.Climb up the wall to reach the wide crack that follows the feature up and left. Follow this up to the 4th bolt.Once the 4th bolt is clipped step up onto the slabby face and make delicate and engaging moves up and passed the next three bolts.Continue traversing leftwards passed well featured rock until possible to climb up directly to the anchors....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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BETA PHOTO: Casa Diablo Mountian
BETA PHOTO: Last turn toward the crag Sign reads 04S134F
Passed the crux, but still some tricky moves above...
BETA PHOTO: First turn off of 3S02 The sign reads 04S134
By Euan Cameron
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Apr 30, 2012
When driving it can be easy to miss the first left turn after about a mile. If you take the right fork, you could find yourself all the way at pocketopia.
Oct 13, 2013
Lots of drilling happening out there! Loud... Happy to finally see some route info.
By Brandon Matthes
Jan 3, 2014
Great place with stellar views, and a nice break from the crowded boulders in bishop and the owens river gorge. From what I climbed its super super fun stuff and nice amount of protection (bolted almost gym like, didn't mind it a bit.) Reminiscent of Joshua Tree style rock.