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Eldorado Roof

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Disco Inferno S 
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Gape Index S 
Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango S 
Letter Bomb S 
Looney Binge S 
Slacker S 
Towering Inferno S 

Eldorado Roof Rock Climbing 

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Location: 37.51898, -118.57187 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Jonathan Howland on Nov 4, 2006


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Hardman hang-out on east side with meandering tributary of the mighty Owen's beneath.12's and harder; many pre-placed (permanent) draws (chains).

Getting There 

Central Gorge Gully -- then north for 10 min. Obvious roof on opposite (east) side of river.

Climbing Season

Weather station 18.6 miles from here

8 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Eldorado Roof

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Eldorado Roof:
Towering Inferno   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 5 pitches, 480'   
Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
Slacker   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Gape Index   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch   
Looney Binge   5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
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Featured Route For Eldorado Roof
Rock Climbing Photo: One of the coolest things I have ever climbed!

Looney Binge 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Eldorado Roof
Looney Binge is an absolutely classic endurance testpiece on the underside of the Eldorado Roof. It is way less thuggy than it appears, and makes for a wonderful climb.Begin just left of center on a pile of cheater stones at a weakness in the wall. Climb up past an initial undercling crux (12a) to a no-hands rest. Continue up the short dihedral to the second crux below the roof (12b) which gains a crazy flake system. Follow this off to the right for many clips to a difficult section around a...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: The gaping 'Eldorado Roof'
The gaping 'Eldorado Roof'
Rock Climbing Photo: Eldorado Roof from the Gorge RIM
Eldorado Roof from the Gorge RIM

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