Beautiful and quiet alpine wall above McLeod Lake in Mammoth. Mammoth Crest is easily seen from numerous places on the drive into Mammoth Lakes and from various vantages around Lake Mary and Horseshoe Lake.
From the town of Mammoth Lakes, head up Hwy. 203 towards Lake Mary. Follow the road (continuing past the turnoff for Lake Mary) until the end of the road is reached at Horseshoe Lake (very large parking area).
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Finger Locking Good 5.8 Trad, Sport, Alpine, 2 pitches, 250 feet, Grade II
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Finger Locking Good 5.8 CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Mammoth Crest
Fun mixed bolts and gear route finishing with a nice 5.8 finger crack running through a clean slab. Beautiful views and solitude.Pitch one: Climb past two bolts (5.8) to a section requiring gear. Next, wander past 4 more bolts (5.8), then a bit more gear, and finish with three bolts (more 5.8) to a two bolt anchor with rap rings at a great, spacious ledge. (9 bolts plus gear; 165 feet).Pitch two:Traverse left from the anchor, then climb up for 10-15 feet until you can traverse back ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA