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Home to some of the best hard technical routes and some new steeper hard lines. There are also a couple projects in waiting, notably Holey Wars and the extension to Piranha. Also home to some long 5.11's. Excellent rock.
From the bottom of the central gully, hike north up the dirt road to the split at the toilet. Go left up the hill, contouring around the large talusd field on the left. When directly across from the Eldorado roof, look for a cairn on the left and a trail leading up to the cliff. The cliff is characterized by a long gray face on the left and a steep leaning wall on the right.
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Excelsior 5.12d 7c 28 IX E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
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Fight Club 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ E7 6c CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Mothership Cliff
An edgy face leads up to a clean 30 degree overhang that delivers about 30 feet of sustained bouldering on immaculate rock. The top is a fun 5.10 slab. A contender for the best hard route in the gorge....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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