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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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gong Show Wall:
Main Attraction 5.8 Trad, 3 pitches, 300 feet
Overexposure 5.9 Trad, 2 pitches, 300 feet
Sideshow 5.10a Trad, 100 feet
He She 5.10b Sport, 130 feet
Tripping Old Birds 5.10b Sport, 130 feet
Wages of Skin 5.10+ Trad, 80 feet
Switch Hitter 5.10d Sport, 120 feet
Chicks With Guns 5.12a Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Featured Route For Gong Show Wall
Wages of Skin 5.10+ CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Gong Show Wall
Once you scramble up a 3rd class ramp, negotiate the menacing off-width above by, well, staying to the left and bypassing it altogether. After a few scrambly moves (5.9/5.10ish), step ACROSS the off-width to your right, then face climb excellent rock past a couple bolts, then turn the lip onto some edgy slab. Gain the crack--which is now on your left--then charge up a slammer handcrack till the crack abruptly angles right into a traversing finger crack (the crux) with nothing but glacial polish ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA