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Eldorado Roof

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Eldorado Roof Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.51898, -118.57187 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

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

For the Inner Gorge area.

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]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',3],['5.12',5],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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'   
Slacker   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 50'   
Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport   
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: rapping off the 1st pitch anchors.

Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Eldorado Roof
For novelty, length, and position, an ORG must-do. P1 (11a) -- the grand traverse. Start in alcove at lower right of roof. Crux bet. 3rd and 4th bolt. If you're tall you can clip the 3rd bolt from a secure stemming stance. The rest of the pitch is fairly manageable unless you indulge the rookie impulse/mistake and get too high on the traverse. 15 bolts.P2 (11a) -- Excellent right off the belay with a definitive crux through the small roof, near the 5th bolt, then backs off. 10 bolts.P3 (10...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Eldorado Roof Slideshow Add Photo
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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