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Bone Up S 
Bury The Bone S 
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 
Road kill 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.

Climbing Season



Weather station 18.1 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',8],['5.11',7],['5.12',1],['5.13',1],['>=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]

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+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Orange Peel   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Feudal Beerlords   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
Fork it Over   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Bone Up   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
Tumbling Dice   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Sport, 2 pitches, 150'   
Skeletons in the Closet   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Expressway   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   
Chillin at the Grill   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Santana   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 150'   
Darshan (aka Ripoff)   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   
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Great climb!!! worth doing.

Chillin at the Grill 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Social Platform
Start in the same place as for Orange Peel but follow the bolt line that leads straight up. The easiest ground in the beginning is found by wandering a bit right and then left. Either way leads you to a juggy flake, then a cool and athletic sequence past slopers, sidepulls, gastons, and underclings over a bulge. A pumpy clip then easier ground leads to the anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By luke Lydiard
From: Mammoth Lakes, CA
Apr 1, 2015
CONDITION REPORT 
My red stick clip went missing some time in the last four days. It was left in plain sight under the boulder at the base of Expressway/Darshan for all to use. Please return it or let me know where I can find it. Thanks.
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