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12 - Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie

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12 - Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie Rock Climbing 

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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)

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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

For the Lower Merced River Canyon area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 12 - Wildcat Falls & Above the Cookie

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 12 - 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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Rock Climbing Photo: Skip leading Tales of Power, photo: Bob Horan Coll...

Tales of Power 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : 12 - Wildcat Falls & Above ...
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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