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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).
Central Gorge Gully -- then north for 10 min. Obvious roof on opposite (east) side of river.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Eldorado Roof:
Disco Inferno 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 3 pitches
Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 5 pitches, 480'
Slacker 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 50'
Freddie Flores 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 135'
Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport
Gape Index 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Looney Binge 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 150'
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Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 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
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