Darshan (aka Ripoff)
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This ultra-classic rig offers up a sinister menu of thin edging followed by steep resistance climbing through a bulge.
When you're shakin' out at the midway point, imagine soloing that shiz like Bachar did...
9 bolts to mussy's.
|Comments on Darshan (aka Ripoff)
Mar 27, 2007
Interesting to see this bad boy uprated...
Perhaps even better than the Bachar solo of this is the downclimb of "Xpressway"...
|By Tavis Ricksecker|
From: Bishop, ca
Jul 5, 2007
According to Marty, this was upgraded when a key hold at the crux broke.
From: Oakland CA
Mar 25, 2008
So, who perpetrated the Ripoff anyway?
|By andy patterson|
From: Santa Barbara, CA
Apr 7, 2010
A fine example of Gorge 5.12. The bottom sections vaunt distinctive face climbing with fun—even intuitive—sequences, and the top starts the pump-clock with a vengeance. One of my favorites, both for its varied climbing and stunning location.
|By Jason Chinchen|
From: Bishop, Califonia
Oct 25, 2010
Rousek coulda never climbed it anyways....
Jan 20, 2012
Who Called for the A-team? Better be a little bit B. A. Barackus up there.