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Pat and Jack Pinnacle 

14 - Cascade Area Rock Climbing 


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Cascade Falls. Photo by Blitzo.

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Description 

Cascade Falls is a beautiful waterfall in the Lower Merced Canyon.
This area offers easy to very hard climbing on awesome rock.

Getting There 

Park at the parking area at Cascade Bridge.
Approaches are obvious.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

42 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',7],['5.9',7],['5.10',15],['5.11',4],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 14 - Cascade Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 14 - Cascade Area:
Pat Pinnacle   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 150'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Golden Needles   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   Cascade Falls - Left
Nurdle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Suds   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Desperate Straights   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
The Super Slacker Highway   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 8 pitches, 600'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Babble On   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Boneheads   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Knob Job   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Knuckleheads   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Sherrie's Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Polymastia   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
G-Man Extension (not Book'em, Dano)   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Skinheads   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 165'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
The Tube   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Desperado   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Underclingon   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Fish Crack   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Cascade Falls - Left
Crimson Cringe   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   Cascade Falls - Left
The Phoenix   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   Cascade Falls - Upper
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Rock Climbing Photo: Nate Weitzel midway up on Knob Job, prior to the c...

Knob Job 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Knob Job is an excellent hand and finger crack that escapes midway up the route onto a series of wild knobs, hence the name. Unique climbing for Yosemite. Well protected. Climb the obvious hand crack until you gain a pair of thin cracks. Follow this through some knobs and trend to the left. Head for a tree that is far to the left of the start. Expect some rope drag at the top. Long pitch. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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