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Some sun. Some shade. Routes are longer here than most other places in the canyon.
Find the 5.5 traverse. Follow the wall up and left into the canyon just after the traverse.
12 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Mt. Gorgeous:
Gorgeous 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Family Jewel 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Climb it Change 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Delicious 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Marauding Monkeys 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
The Scorpion Crack 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Luscious 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c Sport, 60'
Pow! Right in the Kisser 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
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Marauding Monkeys 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c CA : Los Angeles Basin : ... : Mt. Gorgeous
Sharing the first 4 bolts of Delicious the route heads up easy slab to a big hueco. Then it starts heading right over a bulge to a big hole (it seems that there is possible an owl living here at the moment). Rest here for the crux is next followed by an easy but exposed finish to chains. Route probably gets its 11a rating for the pure enduro fest required to send. The route sees a lot of sun and can be brutal hot during the summer when shaded areas are more comfortable. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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