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Maria firing Peruvian Flake.
This climb is down and left of the start of "Royal Arches Route", and just right of the creek coming from Royal Arches Cascade.
Climb a flake and thin crack to a two bolt anchor.
|Comments on Peruvian Flake
Mar 20, 2007
rating: 5.10- PG13
There are no bolts at the top of this route. There is an easy walk off.
From: Sacramento, CA
Jul 20, 2007
Super fun. Crux is easy to protect with a couple of small cams. 105' rap to ground from fixed slings.
Feb 11, 2010
I call this the easiest 5.10 on Earth. Definitely worth doing, though.
Mar 18, 2012
The two moves of 5.9 on Peruvian Flake make this one of the best leads for climbers who are trying to break into the 5.10a grade.
From the Ahwahnee parking lot, follow the horse trail toward Washington's Column. Take a left just past the first stream and follow a climber's trail up toward the waterfall. Follow the base of the cliff to the right to find the start of the climb.
Bring a standard rack. Include up to a #4 camalot for the bottom flake. The crux is a good quality finger crack half way up the climb.
Walk off to the left.