Sign Up  |   Log In:Login with Facebook
REI Community
Upper Mount Scott
Routes Sorted
L to R R to L Alpha
Arm Bar T 
Atomic Elbow Drop T 
Atomic Knee Drop T 
Baldielox Buldge T 
Down for the Count T 
Foolish T 
Foolish Behavior T 
Frankly Scarlet T,S 
Groove rat T 
Hern, Frank Thing T,TR 
Locomotive Breath T 
Mr. Green Slings T 
Pile Driver T 
Pile Driver Variation T,TR 
Roof Corner T 
Roof Crack T 
Sleeper, The T 
Spinning Back Kick T 
Toprope Route S,TR 
Two Trojans T 
unnamed off-width crack T 
Wendy's Salad Bar TR 
Wolfman's Route TR 
Yee Haw T 
Yee Haw J.T. (Just Traverse)  T 
Yee Haw Variation T,TR 

Yee Haw 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch
Original:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: Unknown
Page Views: 1,403
Submitted By: Steve Marr on Nov 9, 2006

You & This Route  |  Other Opinions (30)
Your todo list:
Your stars:
Your rating: -none- [change]
Your ticklist: [add new tick]
Your opinion of this PAGE:    [0 people like this page.]
Nate climbing into the splitter tight hands corner...

Access is always an issue here. MORE INFO >>>


From the ground, Yee Haw looks harder than its rating. Start in a grungy corner that gives way to better climbing above. Continue up the clear hand crack to a small headwall just below the top ledge. A second crack just to the left will help as you climb through the headwall to the ledge above. From the ledge, walk back up to the road. Great protection along the entire route, and a good route to end the day on.


Located just uphill from Mr. Green Slings. Look for a vertical hand/fist crack that splits the entire wall.


Standard rack, anchor off trees.

Photos of Yee Haw Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Yee Haw & Its Variants
BETA PHOTO: Yee Haw & Its Variants

Comments on Yee Haw Add Comment
Show which comments
By Andy Chasteen
From: Oklahoma City, OK
Jan 28, 2008

My first trad lead. Grunted up it with no hand jams (didn't know what a hand jam was). A good beginner lead.
By Stan Jones
From: Benbrook, TX
Sep 8, 2009
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

The crack widens, so take large gear (at least #3 Camalot). Lots of good stances make it a good novice leader climb.
By Craig Childre
From: Lubbock, Texas
Sep 14, 2009

A great soloable downclimb, if you are leading 9's
By Scott Strong
From: Dallas, TX
Sep 27, 2010
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

First time to lead in the Wichitas. Great route, easily protected. Takes cams, stoppers, and tricams. Great for small hands like mine.
By Jake the climber dood
From: washington state
May 23, 2013
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

My first trad climb. Great route, A lot of fun. Great for a first trad lead.
By Eric Klammer
From: Boulder, CO
Jan 24, 2014

Wow. One of the better single pitch 5.6's I've ever done. Yeah, the start looks dirty (and it is...) but after that is perfect jam after perfect jam on solid, red granite. Definitely a great pitch to learn to jam or lead on, or just to cruise. Get on it!
By Craig Childre
From: Lubbock, Texas
Sep 14, 2015

I must have confused everyone I met yesterday. Mis-named the route we we're on a few times working without a guidebook. I was the classic guy spraying mis-information all over. Told several that Yee Haw was Too much fun... which is on the other side of the refuge! So apologies to those I mislead. I did get the name of Mr. Green slings right, I think.

The Definitive
Climbing Resource

Inspiration & Motivation
to Fuel Your Run

Next Generation Mountain
Bike Trail Maps

Backcountry, Sidecountry
& Secret Stashes

Better Data. Better Tools.
Better Hikes!