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Northwest Face

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Crying Time Again T 
Direct Northwest Face T 
Edgeumacated T,S 
John Henry T 
Mega Bleam S 
Northwest Books T 
Sandbag T 

Northwest Face 


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Location: 37.88116, -119.35134 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This is the big face on the Northwest side.
Crying Time Again, "Big Boys Don't Cry" and "Direct Northwest" Face are a few of the good routes here.


Getting There 

From the parking lot, go up slabs then left along the base.
For complete information, get "Rock Climbing Tuolumne Meadows" by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein


7 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northwest Face:
Northwest Books   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   
John Henry   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 350'   
Edgeumacated   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 200'   
Crying Time Again   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches   
Direct Northwest Face   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 520'   
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Featured Route For Northwest Face
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Crying Time Again 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Northwest Face
Awesome moderate knob pulling. Even though this climb has bolts I would not consider it a sport climb. The bolts can be almost impossible to see at times even if they are five feet in front of you. The last pitch has several different options. 5.9 R or 10a safely bolted. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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