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.
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Towering Inferno 5.11b Sport, 5 pitches, 480 feet
Godzilla Does the Dizzy Tango 5.12a Sport
Gape Index 5.12b/c Sport, 1 pitch
Looney Binge 5.12c Sport, 1 pitch, 150 feet
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Towering Inferno 5.11b CA : 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 CA