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Yosemite Point 


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Submitted By: George Bell on Feb 7, 2007
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Description 

Yosemite Point is the section of valley rim right (east) of Upper Yosemite Falls. A great view of Half Dome!


Getting There 

Follow the trail past Upper Yosemite Falls, cross the creek (about to plunge over the falls) on a big bridge. Follow signs to the one-way trail leading to Yosemite Point.


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Featured Route For Yosemite Point
While standing on the Valley floor, the Yosemite Point Buttress just screams to be climbed.  And yet it would be packed with climbers if it were not so loose and demanding.  "Hey Allen Steck!  Why does this climb have to be so damn hard?"

Yosemite Point Buttress 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Yosemite Point
This route is long and complex and contains some bad rock, plus a couple of difficult offwidth or chimney pitches. There is not much to recommend it except for a lot of history and great position. This route is in full sun all day and is not recommended in the middle of the summer. It is rated Grade IV but I know several parties who have gotten benighted on this route.The variation described here is often called "Yosemite Point Buttress Direct", although it is far from direct. I guess the FA...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Yosemite Point. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
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