Lost Arrow Spire, intermediate belay on the 2nd pi...
Tremendous exposure. This is a great route to prepare you for aiding on big walls. The route requires passing a knot as you have to rappel into the notch with 2 ropes tied together.
From Camp 4 take the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls. At the top, cross the creek and follow second-class slabs along the rim and you'll see the spire (be careful if you slip -- you die...)
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
3 Total Routes
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Lost Arrow Chimney 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Lost Arrow Spire
Classic route with long approach and descend. Time to climb the route depends of your endurance and skills. It shorter than Steck -Salathe but harder and take about the same time. You can link this route with Lost Arrow spire and end up with glorious Tyrollean traverse, but in this case you need to spend one more day to fix ropes from the Rim to the notch, or ask your friends to do that.My friends Chad Suchoski and Zander Brennen did this route few years ago and wrote nice reports on ST:http://w...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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