Eldorado Roof Rock Climbing
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Jeremy Freeman on 'Looney Tunes' 5.13b
Hardman hang-out on east side with meandering tributary of the mighty Owen's beneath.12's and harder; many pre-placed (permanent) draws (chains).
Central Gorge Gully -- then north for 10 min. Obvious roof on opposite (east) side of river.
Weather station 18.6 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Eldorado Roof
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Eldorado Roof:
Slacker 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport, 50'
Gape Index 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch
Featured Route For Eldorado Roof
Towering Inferno 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c California
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Eldorado Roof
For novelty, length, and position, an ORG must-do. P1 (11a) -- the grand traverse. Start in alcove at lower right of roof. Crux bet. 3rd and 4th bolt. If you're tall you can clip the 3rd bolt from a secure stemming stance. The rest of the pitch is fairly manageable unless you indulge the rookie impulse/mistake and get too high on the traverse. 15 bolts.P2 (11a) -- Excellent right off the belay with a definitive crux through the small roof, near the 5th bolt, then backs off. 10 bolts.P3 (10...[more] Browse More Classics in California
Eldorado Roof from the Gorge RIM
The gaping 'Eldorado Roof'