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Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie

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Separate Reality T 
Tales of Power T 
Through Bein' Cool T 

Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie  


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Location: 37.7202, -119.71948 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Oct 16, 2006
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Tales of Power (5.12) on-sight ascent (1989)

Description 

This area encompasses several small crags that are home to some good, hard crack lines, perhaps most popularly Separate Reality (12a) & Tales of Power (12b).

Getting There 

Approaches vary, but generally these cliffs are approached from above via Hwy 120.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.0 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['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 Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie:
Separate Reality   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Tales of Power   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 110'   
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Skip leading Tales of Power, photo: Bob Horan Collection

Tales of Power 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Wildcat Falls & Above the C...
This route is soooo beautiful! The climb starts with an awkward overhanging chimney. After that you get a rest then it moves into beautiful thin hand jams up an overhanging wall. This route shouldn't feel as hard for people with thinner hands. Those with thicker hands may have trouble in the mid-section of the hand crack. I feel like I have normal sized hands and ended up getting about six real tight thumbs up jams in a row. The crack does widen up though so just keep cranken'. The last 15 feet ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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