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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 
Spinal Fracture S 
Tumbling Dice S 
Uncertainty Principle 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

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',9],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Social Platform

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Social Platform:
Nirvana   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
One Holer   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 75'   
Feudal Beerlords   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Orange Peel   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Fork it Over   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bone Up   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Tumbling Dice   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
Spinal Fracture   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch   
Expressway   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Skeletons in the Closet   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     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'   
Scrutinized   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport   
Nate's Proud Pearl Necklace   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 75'   
Darshan (aka Ripoff)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: John Howland at the belay.

Santana 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Social Platform
One of my top five ORG routes. Perfect rock, sustained, intricate climbing and a unique belay, nearly in the river, combine for a memorable sport pitch.From the very right side of the Social Platform, climb down a man-made rock wall, then traverse above the river to a scaffolding where the belay is established. Santana itself passes 8 bolts on immaculate rock with three cruxes: getting to the roof above the 2nd bolt (long way from B2 to B3, may want supplemental yellow Alien or small nut), abo...[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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