Kurt Smith on the first ascent of "Powerslave...
Yosemite Falls is the seventh highest water fall in the world. The Upper Falls drops 1,430 feet. An intermediate chain of cascades drops another 675 feet. The Lower Falls drops another 320 feet.
On the Upper Falls Wall is the famous Lost Arrow Spire.
Several grade VI routes also exist here.
The Lower Falls Amphitheatre offers quality climbing.
Sunnyside Bench and the Five Open Books are also quite popular.
Take the Lower Yosemite Falls Trail to access The lower areas.
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
39 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',9],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',1]
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Lost Arrow Chimney 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Lost Arrow Spire
Classic route with long approach and descend. Time to climb the route depends of your endurance and skills. It shorter than Steck -Salathe but harder and take about the same time. You can link this route with Lost Arrow spire and end up with glorious Tyrollean traverse, but in this case you need to spend one more day to fix ropes from the Rim to the notch, or ask your friends to do that.My friends Chad Suchoski and Zander Brennen did this route few years ago and wrote nice reports on ST:http://w...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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On the Trail to Sunnyside Bench 1975.
Indica Point and Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
On this cold winter morning, the first rays of sun...
Just playing around before heading up to the lower...
Upper Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
Lower Falls-Posterized. Photo by Blitzo.