Elevation: 5,353 ft
GPS: 37.48991, -118.56667
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Shared By: Tom Helvie on Jul 20, 2006
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
Access Issue: Bridges Out! IMPORTANT LADWP NEGOTIATIONS!! Details

Description

One of the lesser crowded areas despite having great routes in all grades. Penstock and Warning Signs are the most popular areas in the Lower gorge. The power plant does detract from the atmosphere. All of the cliffs are located off of the power plant road.

Getting There

Either approach from the central gully, taking a right at the bottom of the gully, or by the South gorge approach (middle power plant road).

The page location shows the south parking area.

156 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Lower Gorge

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 74
Coming Attractions
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 57
Warning: Laser Beam
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 58
PG13
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 59
Valley 5.8
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 66
Director's Cut
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 41
Exit Stage Left
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 42
Low-hanging Fruit
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 78
Warning Signs
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 38
Timeless
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 33
House of Cards
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 53
Still Not A Player
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 33
D.W.P.
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 43
Pumping Groundwater
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 30
Together We're Too Strong
Sport
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 62
Flashflood
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Coming Attractions Big Tower
 74
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Warning: Laser Beam Muppets Wall
 57
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
PG13 Warning Signs
 58
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Valley 5.8 Powerhouse Wall
 59
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Director's Cut Big Tower
 66
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Exit Stage Left Big Tower
 41
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Low-hanging Fruit Pink Face
 42
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Warning Signs Warning Signs
 78
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Timeless Warning Signs
 38
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
House of Cards Warning Signs
 33
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Still Not A Player Diamond Face
 53
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
D.W.P. Penstock Rock
 33
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
Pumping Groundwater Penstock Rock
 43
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Together We're Too Strong Diamond Face
 30
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Flashflood Penstock Rock
 62
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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