While there aren't too many climbs in the Sub Gorge, it is a great area for demophobes and atephobes -- if you chose to visit, you will almost certainly have the place to yourself. The two best cliffs are Inyo Mono Line Tower and Silent Pillar Wall, both of which are predominantly shady. Almost all the crags are quite close to the river and have a wild feel.
I would just be plagarizing Marty if I provided a detailed description, so if you don't already have it, buy the book. That said, the SG regular approach is not too bad, class two, and takes less time than say, approaching the Great Wall of China via Central Gully. Silent Pillar has a separate approach and even though it is pretty close to the other SG crags, getting to them from SP basically involves wading directly upstream for a far piece which is a worthwhile experience if you're prepared for it.
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Life in Electric Larvae Land 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Silent Pillar Wall
A fun arete route with tricky route finding to keep the grade at 5.10b above the 6th bolt.There is water at the base of this route and quite a bit of bird poo but it really didn't seem like an issue compared to the good climbing on the route.Well protected after the first bolt....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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