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Vogelsang Peak. The Nightingale Arete climbs the r...


5 Backcountry "Hotels" scattered throughout the Yosemite backcountry.

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May Lake 1m Glen Aulin 6m Vogelsang and Sunrise 7m Merced Lake 14m

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Nightingale Arete   5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a     Trad, Alpine, 8 pitches, 1000'   
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Just below the upper dihedral.

Nightingale Arete 5.9+ 5c 17 VI E1 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : High Sierra Camps
This is the north ridge of the western sub-peak of vogelsang peak. From the base of the ridge ascend the left side of the lower buttress when looking up from the small lake at the very toe of the ridge. Expect 4-6 pitches of 5.8ish climbing up right to left trending cracks. Follow ridge (3rd w/ some 4th) to a notch before the upper buttress. Ascend up the prow of buttress to obvious right facing dihedral. Pull roof, climb dihedral and one or two more pitches to the top. Descend Vogelsang peak. T...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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