This very popular area offers several good routes.
Take the Lower Yosemite Falls trail to just before the bridge. Follow a trail to the left.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Five Open Books:
Munginella 5.6 Trad
The Caverns 5.8 Trad, 4 pitches, 400 feet
Selaginella 5.8 Trad, 4 pitches, 560 feet
Commitment 5.9 Trad
The Surprise 5.10a Trad, 3 pitches, 400 feet
Work Around the Skirt 5.10c Sport, 1 pitch, 110 feet
Werner's Ant Trees 5.10c Trad, 1 pitch, 75 feet
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The Surprise 5.10a 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