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Eldorado Roof

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Eldorado Roof 


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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.


8 Total Routes


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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated 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
Disco Inferno/Towering inferno (starts way right)

Disco Inferno 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Eldorado Roof
3 pitchesDifficult vertical start (clipping 3rd bolt)is followed by 2 full pitches of traversing.- P1 5.11a is also P1 of Towering Inferno (5.11b). The traverse is sufficiently protected but you sure won't want to fall. - P2 5.10d is almost as good but a chossy section and a less obvious line make it deserving of less stars in the Marty Lewis guide book. Reaching the anchors might be the heady crux.- P3 5.10c heads up (more details on bolts and distance coming soon. just getting it on here for n...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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The gaping 'Eldorado Roof'
The gaping 'Eldorado Roof'
Eldorado Roof from the Gorge RIM
Eldorado Roof from the Gorge RIM
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