Elevation: 4,661 ft
GPS: 36.58463, -118.11545
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Description

This area is also known as the Gunga Din area. Noted for containing a large white marble historical marker or plague commemorating the 1939 movie Gunga Din starring Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, and Douglas Fairbanks. in 1938 This site and Alabama Hills served as the Northern India stand-in set for the RKO adventure film.

Getting There

From Whitney Portal Road, turn left onto Horseshoe Meadows Road. When nearing the pass at 0.7 miles turn left on the dirt track an immediately see the white marble monument on the right.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Monument Slot (aka Gunga Din)

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 47
Chocolate Mice
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
After Eights
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 35
Drop Out
Sport
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Peanut Butter & Chocolate
Sport
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
 12
Solar Power
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 17
Dark Chocolate
Sport
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a
 47
Chocolate Pocket
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Kali Sacrifice
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 8
Wanting Contact
Sport
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 4
Run to the Hills
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 33
Orange Chocolate
Sport, TR
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 13
Chocolate Monkey
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 4
Bengal Lancer
Sport
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
R.K.L. - ( Rich Kids on LSD )
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Chocolate Mice Chocolate Block (aka…
 47
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
After Eights Chocolate Block (aka…
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Drop Out Chocolate Block (aka…
 35
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chocolate Block (aka…
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Solar Power Solar Power Wall
 12
5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c Sport
Dark Chocolate Chocolate Block (aka…
 17
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Chocolate Pocket Chocolate Block (aka…
 47
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a Sport
Kali Sacrifice Temple of Kali
 21
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Wanting Contact Peter Gabriel Cliff
 8
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Run to the Hills Run to the Hills Pillar
 4
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport
Orange Chocolate Chocolate Block (aka…
 33
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, TR
Chocolate Monkey Chocolate Block (aka…
 13
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Bengal Lancer Thug Wall
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
R.K.L. - ( Rich Kids on LSD ) Punk Rock
 3
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
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