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Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din)

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Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din) Rock Climbing 


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Location: 36.58463, -118.11545 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Bruce Willey on May 27, 2009
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Gunga Din Historical Marker.

Description 

Gunga Din area.

Getting There 

Left on a dirt road, 0.7 miles past Horseshoe Meadows Road.

Climbing Season



Weather station 15.5 miles from here

15 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',2],['5.10',9],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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 Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din):
Chocolate Mice   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
Drop Out   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
Peanut Butter & Chocolate   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 175'   Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
Chocolate Pocket   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 145'   Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
Orange Chocolate   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 50'   Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
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Chocolate Pocket 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Rocky Top (aka the Chocolat...
Variety is the spice of life. (Or maybe chocolate is the spice of variety?) Not to get all hype-y, but this route is pretty damned fun—complete with a 40’ chimney to big stems, a bomb bay squeeze, thin face section to a bulge crux a la “High Plains Drifter” and then finishes on those crazy fun plates we all know and love. It’s a long route with excellent position and exposure combining for a nice mental and physical workout at the grade. [Note: the rock around the 8th & 9th bolts at the bul...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din) Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Monument. Photo by Blitzo.
The Monument. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Monument Slot Early Morning. Photo by Blitzo.
Monument Slot Early Morning. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: The backside of Temple of Kali.
The backside of Temple of Kali.

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By Blitzo
Jun 2, 2011
It would be nice if the areas in Monument Slot were listed instead of a few routes. Now the different areas can't be listed here. Only randomly.

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