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FA: Kelly Cordner, Derik Olson
> Sierra Eastside
> Bishop Area
> Owens River Gorge
> Central Gorge
> Warm Up Wall
Access Issue: Bridges Out! IMPORTANT LADWP NEGOTIATIONS!!
Due to liability concerns, bridges are being removed in the Owens River Gorge at the request of LADWP. The Bishop Area Climbers Coalition and the Access Fund are currently in negotiations with LADWP to get this issue resolved. In the meantime, please continue to be good land stewards by respecting these bridge closures and finding alternate crossing points until this issue is resolved.
1) Never park or camp overnight at the access points. 2) Always park off the pavement, taking great care to avoid blocking the gates. 3) Clean up after your dogs. (Local climbers are finding abandoned doggie poop bags.) 4) Pack out all trash and TP, including picking up after others. 5) Use the outhouses if at all possible.
A nice route starting out in a short crack, followed by face climbing up to a gentle bulge. Probably the most densely bolted route on the warmup wall.
I just made up the name and don't know anything about the FA. This route is relatively new, and does not appear in any guidebook I'm aware of. The only online reference to it I can find is here (2012): mountainproject.com/v/new-r…
Between "Welcome to the gorge" and "Clip Jr." Starts on a short section of crack.