Yosemite Falls Area Rock Climbing
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
71 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',27],['2 Stars',26],['1 Star',12],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Yosemite Falls Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Yosemite Falls Area:
Featured Route For Yosemite Falls Area
Commitment 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Five Open Books
This climb is in the next book right of "Munginella".Either climb a curving corner or a crack to the right to a belay.Climb unprotected face to the corner and continue to a tree.Continue up to a roof, traverse under it to it's end and follow the corner to the top.Descend to the left. be careful not to knock rocks off, onto climbers below....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
On the Trail to Sunnyside Bench 1975.
On this cold winter morning, the first rays of sun...
Just playing around before heading up to the lower...
Lower Falls-Posterized. Photo by Blitzo.
Upper Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
Indica Point and Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.