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BETA PHOTO: Added Grindrite and Flex Your Head to Victor's bet...
Perfect rock and a great variety of climbs make this a popular location. Its shady in the morning and catches a lot of sun later in the day. The routes tend to be technical face or corner/crack systems.
From the bottom of the upper gorge trail take the lefthand trail and head up the talus slope on its righthand side. Head for the "inset" alcove area at the top of the slope
Climbing Season For the Upper Gorge area.
Weather station 19.2 miles from here
19 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gotham City:
Dr. Evil 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
Tall Dollar 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Superfly 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, 180'
Poison Ivy 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 117'
Grindrite 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Transflexual 5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For Gotham City
Flex Your Head 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a CA
: Sierra Eastside
: ... : Gotham City
The steep dihedral just outside of the alcove on the right. The climb starts up the face to the start of the steep corner system. Strenuous moves lead up the dihedral to a stance. From here perplexing moves lead left and up to a juggier finish. The climbing is amazingly varied and quite sustained. One of the best 5.11's in the gorge. The name is very fitting....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Gotham City. Photo by Blitzo.