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June Lake Area  


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Elevation: 7,600'
Location: 37.7805, -119.0755 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Nov 19, 2007
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Description 

The June Lake Area has mainly bouldering, although there is limited sport and gear routes around. The main season for climbing is late spring through November, when the first snows of winter start to cover the approach roads to many of the areas.

All year climbing is possible at some venues, although during the winter months it is very much dependent on the weather.

The majority of the climbs are on volcanic tuff. The two outstanding areas about are the Bachar Boulders, and the Deadman Summit bouldering.

Getting There 

June Lake is located West of the 395. From the Mammoth 395 junction head North for 20 minutes to reach the June Lakes turn.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.7 miles from here

223 Total Routes

['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',36],['2 Stars',88],['1 Star',87],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',82],['V2-3',86],['V4-5',23],['V6-7',20],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for June Lake Area:
Apocalypse Now Stand   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Like a Virgin   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   Bachar Boulders : Central Sector
Charlie Don't Surf   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Problem D   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   Sasquatch Patch : Sasquatch Boulder
Mad Max   V7 7A+     Boulder   Mad Max Area : Mad Max Boulder
Deadman's Corner   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Deadman I : Center Block
Bush League   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 95'   The Landing Strip
Torqued Off   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 85'   The Landing Strip
The Brazilian Dazzler   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   The Landing Strip
Bush Pilot   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Sport, 45'   The Landing Strip
Block and Tackle   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Lion's Den
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Featured Route For June Lake Area
Pulling onto the crimps at the start

Problem H V5 6C  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Power Boulder
Start on the right side of the blunt arete at two good crimps. Pull up and move right to an under cling. From the under cling make a hard sequence to gain the slab above and the finish.The pick of the bunch!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of June Lake Area Slideshow Add Photo
Midway along the June Lake Loop, June Lake Area
Midway along the June Lake Loop, June Lake Area
Wake-skating on Grant Lake, June Lake Loop
Wake-skating on Grant Lake, June Lake Loop
June Lake Jam Fest, June Lake
June Lake Jam Fest, June Lake
The northern portion of the June Lake Loop, June L...
The northern portion of the June Lake Loop, June L...
Scenery along the June Lake Loop, Sierra Eastside
Scenery along the June Lake Loop, Sierra Eastside
Roadside rock near the Ice Cream Boulders, June La...
Roadside rock near the Ice Cream Boulders, June La...
June Lake Junction, June Lake Area
June Lake Junction, June Lake Area
Parker Peak, June Lake Area
Parker Peak, June Lake Area
The road to the Bachar Boulders, June Lake Area
The road to the Bachar Boulders, June Lake Area
Fall colors, June Lake Loop
Fall colors, June Lake Loop
The scenic Mono Craters, June Lake Area
The scenic Mono Craters, June Lake Area

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