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Antique T 
Caverns, The T 
Commitment T 
Fire Fly S 
Hanging Teeth T 
Jughead T 
Munginella T 
Selaginella T 
Surprise, The T 
Try Again Ledge T 
Werner's Ant Trees T 
Work Around the Skirt S 

Five Open Books Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.74875, -119.59776 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This very popular area offers several good routes.
Can be quite crowded.
Watch out for rockfall.

Getting There 

Take the Lower Yosemite Falls trail to just before the bridge. Follow a trail to the left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',6],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Five Open Books

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Five Open Books:
Munginella   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
The Caverns   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   
Selaginella   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 560'   
Try Again Ledge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
Commitment   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   
The Surprise   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Werner's Ant Trees   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
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The Surprise 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five Open Books
While not quite as classic as neighboring climbs like Munginella and Commitment, The Surprise provides 2 excellent pitches of climbing. Supertopo lists the route as 5 pitches, but it is very easy and recommended to link pitches 1 and 2 into a single 150' pitch. Start at an ant-infested tree and climb dirty corner past a small pine tree. Continue up to an oak tree (long sling helps reduce rope drag), and start traversing right along broken ledge system, passing one ancient 1/4" bolt abou...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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