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* Mammoth Lakes Bouldering

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* Mammoth Lakes Bouldering  


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Elevation: 7,000'
Location: 37.6468, -118.966 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Euan Cameron on Sep 4, 2007
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Description 

In and around the town of Mammoth Lakes there are a number of bouldering areas. Some are convenient to get to and climbable all year around, whilst others you'll need to hike to, and only accessible in the summer months.

Whilst the quality of the bouldering is no where near the same as the fairly close by Happy and Sad areas, the Sherwin Plateau, or the Buttermilks, they are convenient if you are in Mammoth.

There is no real bouldering guide, so each of the areas described, has information about how to reach the area, and possible some of the more obvious problems listed.

Getting There 

Mammoth Lakes is situated a few miles west (on the 203) from the 395, about 40 miles north of Bishop.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.2 miles from here

307 Total Routes

['4 Stars',13],['3 Stars',54],['2 Stars',96],['1 Star',141],['Bomb',3]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',138],['V2-3',107],['V4-5',30],['V6-7',16],['V8-9',15],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for * Mammoth Lakes Bouldering:
Dare   V0 4     Boulder   Knowledge Boulders : College Boulder
Unnamed Face   V0 4     Boulder   Knowledge Boulders : College Boulder
Slab Central   V0 4     Boulder, 12'   Mammoth Creek Road : The Aspen Boulder
Aspen Arete   V2 5+     Boulder, 15'   Mammoth Creek Road : The Aspen Boulder
Arete left SDS   V3 6A     Boulder   Knowledge Boulders : College Boulder
Fall Colors   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Mammoth Creek Road : The Aspen Boulder
Eagle   V3 6A     Boulder   Way Lake : Way Lake Boulder
The Warm Up   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   Crimp Ladder Area : Crimp Ladder Boulder
The Seam   V4 6B     Boulder   Seam Area : Seam Boulder
Bear   V4 6B     Boulder   Way Lake : Way Lake Boulder
Beareagle   V5 6C     Boulder   Way Lake : Way Lake Boulder
Shortness of Breath   V5 6C     Boulder   Way Lake : Meadow Area
Morpheus   V5 6C     Boulder   Way Lake : Two Dragons Area
Black Face   V6 7A     Boulder   Way Lake : Talladega Nights Area
Green Mamba   V7 7A+     Boulder   Way Lake : Lower Talus Area
Aspen Wall   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Mammoth Creek Road : The Aspen Boulder
Crimp Ladder   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Crimp Ladder Area : Crimp Ladder Boulder
Meadow Roof   V8 7B     Boulder   Way Lake : Meadow Area
Hose Monster   V8 7B     Boulder, 8'   Way Lake : Lower Talus Area
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Featured Route For * Mammoth Lakes Bouldering
Meadow Face Sit (V9)

Meadow Face Sit V9 7C  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Meadow Area
This seemed like the better start for the problem. It doesn't add much in my opinion.You either have to be tall or stack pads in order to start sitting, but sit start if you can with a right hand in a good crack / side pull and a left hand on a small sidepull, then pull into the crimp rail and climb Meadow Face....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Euan Cameron
Administrator
From: Redlands and Mammoth Lakes
Sep 6, 2007
Due to a lack of information the descriptions don't include names or details on the FA. If anyone know more info please let me know and I will update the info.
By Owen Summerscales
From: Los Alamos, NM
Oct 23, 2012
Guidebook by Charlie Barrett now available!

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