Climbs 25
Rocktype Granite
Altitude 2807m a.s.l
Faces E

Sarah Schneider on Cromagnon 5.10a (French 6a) at the Dike Wall, Mammoth Lakes © Mick Ryan

Crag features

Highly featured granite wall. The L side of the wall faces E and gets lots of sun in the morning. The R side sees no sun at all as it faces N - ideal for really hot days.

Mainly sport routes though a few require gear (or top roping). A dozen quickdraws is ample as is a 60m rope.

This is where John Bachar fell to his death whilst soloing in 2009 and there is a small improvised shrine to his memory at the base.

Approach notes

From Mammoth drive to Lake George and park. Walk clockwise around the lake to near one of the last cabins and follow a good but steep trail to the crag (the guide says just before the last cabin but this is wrong) - if in doubt the trail branches off where there is a rocky projection into the lake.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
2Black Lassie5.10d **1
3Proud Rock Climb5.11d * 
4Black Dihedral5.10b ***5
5Grinder5.11c ***1
6Grim Reality
5.10b **4
7Secret Agent Man5.12a *** 
8Antibro5.11b **1
9Cromagnon5.10a ***5
11Mongoloid5.10b *1
12Mr. DNA5.8 *2
13Mr Kamikaze5.10a  
14Satterfield Corner5.6  
15Quick Lick5.11a *1
16Dichotomy5.11a * 
17Strap-on Tools5.12a ** 
18Black Leather5.11a ***4
19Box Lunch5.11d ** 
20Lesbie Friends5.11b ***4
21Feather Ruffler
5.12a * 
22Going both ways5.11c ***1
23Double Ender5.10c **3
5.12b * 
25Dominatrix5.11a * 
26Blue Velvet5.12d * 
27Solo Route5.7  

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