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Shultz's Ridge is a great cragging area and home to the classic Moratorium (11b).
There are two dirt pullouts on the left side of the road just under two miles west of Camp 4. Park at the first one for the Moratorium, and the second one for most other routes. Cross the street and follow generally good trails through the woods to the wall. The Moratorium approach is steeper and longer than guidebooks make it out to be (allow 15-25 minutes of hiking time).
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Warm Up Crack 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Bikini Beach Party 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a R Trad, Sport, 100'
Proud Snapper 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Crystalline Passage 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 120'
New Suede Shoes 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
Just Do Me 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Are You Hard Enough? 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Sport, 1 pitch, 90'
Superstem 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 50'
Demon's Delight 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13 Trad, 4 pitches
The Moratorium 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 4 pitches
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Demon's Delight 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Schultz's Ridge
Demon's Delight is a fantastic outing that doesn't appear to receive much attention, but certainly deserves it. If you're looking for four pitches of sustained and interesting climbing, and trying to avoid crowds, go for it. The climb takes a traversing line up a large left facing corner/roof system on Shultz's Ridge. Scramble up some 4th/low 5th class ground to a perch in a tree. P1: Ascend the steep left-facing corner via a hand crack, then jam and undercling out a roof and up to a stance...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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