This area has some excellent face climbs that are predominantly well protected, i.e. sport climbing. It stays in the shade for a pretty long time in the morning and can actually be quite chilly up there.
Take the trail as described in Falkenstein's guidebook. Park about 5 miles west of the store. Make sure you don't park in the Galen's Crack area--there is a better pullout/trail a little ways further.
Weather station 10.3 miles from here
13 Total Routes
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Ciebola 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
Big Time 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
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Deflector 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
: Yosemite National Park
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NOTE: the approach pitches are in the Medlicott raptor closure area so check ahead of time if this climb is closed!Fun, varied, and a bit heads-up route that climbs the face left of Chartres. This is not R by old-school ratings, but it's probably too runout in some cruxy spots for a PG13. With wandering approach pitches and some route-finding, this route will take longer than many similar length routes. Deflector shares short crack sections of Chartres, and if you want to top out on Medlicott Do...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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