Type: Sport, 150 ft (45 m)
FA: Gary Slate & Joe Rousek, 3/90
Page Views: 5,372 total · 25/month
Shared By: david goldstein on Jul 29, 2006 · Updates
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer Ski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

You & This Route


33 Opinions
Your To-Do List: Add To-Do ·
Your Star Rating:
Rating Rating Rating Rating Rating      Clear Rating
Your Difficulty Rating:
-none- Change
Your Ticks:Add New Tick
-none-
Use onX Backcountry to explore the terrain in 3D, view recent satellite imagery, and more. Now available in onX Backcountry Mobile apps! For more information see this post.
Warning Access Issue: Bridges Out! IMPORTANT LADWP NEGOTIATIONS!! DetailsDrop down

Description Suggest change

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.

The very right side of the Social Platform. In the past one would climb down a man-made rock wall, then traverse above the river to a scaffolding where the belay was established. Note: the route was put in before the river was restored and the original start is now underwater. Now, this route starts off the retaining wall and climbs the arete to the left side of roof. Traverse right to rejoin the original Santana, 19 bolts and 80 meter MANDATORY (close your system w a knot). One anchor total on route, at the top of Abraxas Finish. Clip 2 chain draws while lowering off to the left to facilitate getting back to ledge and keeping your rope dry. The upper cruxes are somewhat atypical for the gorge -- off vertical technical face moves with a 10d crux near the end. 

Protection Suggest change

19 draws

Photos

loading