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Rock Creek Bouldering  


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Elevation: 8,500'
Location: 37.5103, -118.7147 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 Oct 22, 2007
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The road to the Rock Creek boulders in October

Description 

With all the rock around there is little surprise that Rock Creek hosts some fine boulders.

Few easy recorded problems exist on the recognized boulders, so this is no area for beginners.

Getting There 

From Bishop head North on the 395, from Mammoth head South. When you get to Toms Place turn West and follow the road into Rock Creek.

The bouldering is mostly situated around the Big Meadow Campground which is reached after 4.5 miles.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.9 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=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',6],['V2-3',3],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',6],['V8-9',2],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',2],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rock Creek Bouldering:
Weapon of Choice   V3+ 6A+     Boulder, 14'   Campground Boulder
Arete to Arete   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 20'   Campground Boulder
Pull Down Like De Jesus   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Campground Boulder
Groove and Arete   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   The Boy Named Sue Boulder
Osama   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Campground Boulder
Off the Couch    V6 7A     Boulder, 17'   Campground Boulder
Blood Brothers   V7 7A+     Boulder, 1 pitch, 12'   The Boy Named Sue Boulder
A Boy Named Sue   V7 7A+     Boulder   The Boy Named Sue Boulder
Clearcut   V7 7A+     Boulder, 12'   Clearcut Boulder
Campground Arete   V10 7C+     Boulder, 20'   Campground Boulder
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Featured Route For Rock Creek Bouldering
George crosses through on Clearcut.

Clearcut V7 7A+  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Clearcut Boulder
Sit start below the obvious overhanging arete, right hand on a big flat sidepull and left wherever. Pull up to the seam that winds around the arete, and climb it using layaways, gastons, and poor feet; eventually reaching the very sharp fingerlock and then jugs. Be careful not to get your fingers stuck in the lock....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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