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Cathedral Boulders Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.72051, -119.62952 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

"This is one of the most condensed areas in Yosemite. You will find fun problems of all levels on tight-grained featured rock." -Yosemite Valley Bouldering Supertopo

Getting There 

Park at the turnout (GPS: 37.72055074544388, -119.62950468063354) just before the road to El Cap bridge, or park where the road from El Cap bridge meets the south side drive. Follow a trail near the turnouts into the woods that leads to the main foot path that parallels the road. From here follow a worn trail towards Higher Cathedral Rock. After about 1000 ft. you will see the boulders left of the trail.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.2 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Cathedral Boulders

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Cathedral Boulders:
So Good   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   The King Boulder
The Octagon   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   The Hex Boulder
The King   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   The King Boulder
The Hexcentric   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   The Hex Boulder
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Featured Route For Cathedral Boulders
Rock Climbing Photo: Ross on the excellent The Octagon. October 2011.

The Octagon V6 7A  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Hex Boulder
Start on high crimps and climb straight up past a sloping rail to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rick Cashner at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitz...
Rick Cashner at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitz...
Rock Climbing Photo: Coiler at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
Coiler at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.

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