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Megalithic  Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.52053, -118.57307 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Alex Shainman on Mar 22, 2014
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Description 

A less than vertical wall with three routes listed in the current guide book.

Getting There 

The Megalithic area is on the west side and is the next most prominent clean-looking SE facing cliff upstream from the Fun House and just past the old penstock industrial ruins. Hike up a soft hillside and climb a 5.0 sandy corner to a sandy ledge with stacked loose blocks on it's left side...Two sets of rappelable belay anchors left and right.

Climbing Season

For the Inner Gorge area.

Weather station 18.7 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Divine Sculptor 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a  California : Sierra Eastside : ... : Megalithic
If you like technical slabs...this is a great route! If not, you'll hate it and think it's the worst route in the gorge haha. Since less than vertical harder climbs are less frequent here, this rig is kinda stand out for the area in my opinion. After a cruiser start, you'll find 3 devious cruxes complete with glassy feet, a thin one finger pocket crimp, underclings, pinches, layaways...maybe a slab-dyno...and cerebral moves in between. You'll probably want your belayer to unclip the first draw a...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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