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Bone Up S 
Bury The Bone S 
Chillin at the Grill S 
Darshan (aka Ripoff) S 
Expressway S 
Feudal Beerlords T 
Fork it Over S 
Nate's Proud Pearl Necklace S 
Nirvana S 
Offramp S 
One Holer T,S 
Orange Peel S 
Road kill S 
Santana S 
Scrutinized S 
Skeletons in the Closet S 
Tumbling Dice S 

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Description 

Head down here on a weekend or holiday and you'll instantly know where the name came from. Popular for good reason. Many great climbs in the 5.10 - 5.11 range.

Getting There 

Directly across the river at the bottom of the middle gorge approach. A bridge leads across the river.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.1 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',7],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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 Social Platform:
Nirvana   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Orange Peel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Feudal Beerlords   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Tumbling Dice   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
Bone Up   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Expressway   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Skeletons in the Closet   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Santana   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
Chillin at the Grill   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Darshan (aka Ripoff)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Tumbling Dice 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Social Platform
You got to roll me.This exciting face climbing on this pitch may deserve the R rating ML gives it, but it can be done safely. The crux comes after the first bolt and there is a good chance of crapping out if your partner in crime is not belaying from the correct spot. It is tempting to belay from the anchors atop Return to Forever, but this will introduce enough slack into the system that decking from the crux becomes a much greater possibility. Instead, belay off gear at the top left end of ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By luke Lydiard
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Apr 1, 2015
CONDITION REPORT 
My red stick clip went missing some time in the last four days. It was left in plain sight under the boulder at the base of Expressway/Darshan for all to use. Please return it or let me know where I can find it. Thanks.
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