An excellent crag that can be discerned by the multiple roofs that lace it. The large roof on the left that is split by a hand crack/ OW is the cliffs namesake, the Gong Show.
Drive 4.5 miles to the Big Meadow campground and park. Find your way across the stream and a climbers trail will lead you up to a talus scramble.
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Main Attraction 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 3 pitches, 300'
Overexposure 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 2 pitches, 300'
Sideshow 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 100'
D.M.Z. 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Tripping Old Birds 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 130'
He She 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 130'
Wages of Skin 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 80'
Switch Hitter 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 120'
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Chicks With Guns 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gong Show Wall
Climb the first 20ft. of 'Main Attraction.' When the climbing starts getting steeper, head out left onto the slightly overhanging flake feature with good holds and bad feet. When the flake runs dry, boulder your way to the "baseball" knob and rock over onto the slab. Don't clip the bolt out left, but do clip the bolt above your head once you are standing on the "baseball." The ending is a link-up....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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