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Sentinel Creek Area 


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Jeff Gicklhorn onsights P1 of Ying-Yang

Description 

This secluded area is right of Sentinel. It's a shady place with some good routes as Vanishing Point, Mental Block, Hari-Kiri, Ying-Yang and Maniana


Getting There 

Park at turnout 1.4 miles east from El Cap Bridge. This turnout has a shoulders on booth sides of the road. From right turnout find the trail which lead to Valley loop trail. Turn left ( east) to Valley loop trail and walk about 3 min until you cross dry creek and turn right when you see the duck to the climbers trail. This trail bring you to the base of Maniana.
From base of Maniana to Vanishing point about 20 min of scrambling. If you going to visit Vanishing point only - it would be much faster continue to Valley loop trail two more minutes past Maniana turn to huge bolder on your right [presidential bolder] and take faint trail up from there


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14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',8],['5.11',2],['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 Sentinel Creek Area:
Pharaoh's Beard, Regular Route   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
Hari-Kiri   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Mental Block   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 400'   
Manana   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   
Ying-Yang   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   
Vanishing Point   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch   
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Jeff Gicklhorn onsights P1 of Ying-Yang

Ying-Yang 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Sentinel Creek Area
1st Pitch: Great laybacking pitch, gets greasy/slick higher up, with interesting moves to exit onto the ledges. Sustained. (10d)(120ft)2nd Pitch: Off width pitch, doesn't seem to get as much traffic? (10a)(130ft)The first (money) pitch can also be top-roped after leading Hari-kiri (10a) as they share anchors...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By The Other James
Apr 15, 2013
CONDITION REPORT 

I climbed Hari-Kari on 4/13 and saw no yellow jackets.

By Osprey
From: ...
Nov 30, 2009

Beware!
Many people don't know that poison oak grows this high up, but it does. Part way up the hill on the approach trail, you will encounter it growing low to the ground(ankle biters). It peaks around the base of Manana then disappears along the rest of the cliff.