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Bone Up S 
Bury The Boner S,TR 
Chillin at the Grill S 
Darshan (aka Ripoff) S 
Expressway S 
Feudal Beerlords T 
Fork it Over S 
Nate's Proud Pearl Necklace S 
Nirvana S 
Offramp S 
One Holer T,S 
Orange Peel S 
Santana S 
Scrutinized S 
Skeletons in the Closet S 
Tumbling Dice S 

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Description 

Head down here on a weekend or holiday and you'll instantly know where the name came from. Popular for good reason. Many great climbs in the 5.10 - 5.11 range.


Getting There 

Directly across the river at the bottom of the middle gorge approach. A bridge leads across the river.


16 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Social Platform:
Nirvana   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Orange Peel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Feudal Beerlords   5.10 6b 20 VII- E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Bone Up   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Skeletons in the Closet   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Expressway   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chillin at the Grill   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Santana   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
Darshan (aka Ripoff)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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John Howland at the belay.

Santana 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Social Platform
One of my top five ORG routes. Perfect rock, sustained, intricate climbing and a unique belay, nearly in the river, combine for a memorable sport pitch.From the very right side of the Social Platform, climb down a man-made rock wall, then traverse above the river to a scaffolding where the belay is established. Santana itself passes 8 bolts on immaculate rock with three cruxes: getting to the roof above the 2nd bolt (long way from B2 to B3, may want supplemental yellow Alien or small nut), abo...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Bishop, Owens River Gorge. Looking along the Social Platform wall.
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