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Yosemite Valley Bouldering  


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Description 

Includes:

Turtle Dome
Bridalveil Boulders
Lower Cathedral
Gunsight Boulders
Cathedral Boulders
Lost Boulders
Candyland Boulders
Presidential Boulder
Sentinel Boulders
Chicken Boulder
Housekeeping Bouldering
Curry Village
Happy Isles
Horse Trail Boulders
Ahwahnee Boulders
Indian Creek Boulders
Lower Yosemite Falls
Swan Slab Boulders
Camp 4 Bouldering
The Crystals
Yabo Boulder
The Bachar Boulder
Wood Yard
The Wave
Intersection Boulders
Knobby Wall

Getting There 

Refer to specific areas for approach details.

Climbing Season



Weather station 1.1 miles from here

115 Total Routes

['4 Stars',23],['3 Stars',47],['2 Stars',27],['1 Star',14],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',1],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',30],['V2-3',19],['V4-5',25],['V6-7',24],['V8-9',13],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Yosemite Valley Bouldering:
Presidential Traverse   V0 4     Boulder   Presidential Boulder
Initial Friction   V1 5     Boulder, 15'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Camp 4 - Misc Problems
Circuit Breaker   V2 5+     Boulder, 20'    Curry Village
Once Upon a Time   V3 6A     Boulder, 15'   Candyland Boulders
Tendons Give   V4 6B     Boulder, 15'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Camp 4 - Misc Problems
Ahwahnee Arete   V4 6B     Boulder, 22'   Ahwahnee Boulders
Bachar Cracker    V4 6B     Boulder   Camp 4 Bouldering : Bachar Cracker Boulder
Zorro   V4 6B     Boulder, 12'    Curry Village
Blue Suede Shoes   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Blue Suede Shoes Boulder
Cocaine Corner   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Camp 4 - Misc Problems
Battle of the Bulge   V6 7A     Boulder, 12'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Titanic Boulder
The Diamond Left   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   Candyland Boulders
Shiver Me Timbers   V6 7A R     Boulder, 25'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Camp 4 - Misc Problems
No Holds Bard   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Sentinel Boulders
Root Canal   V7 7A+     Boulder    Curry Village
The King   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   Cathedral Boulders : The King Boulder
Midnight Lightning   V8 7B     Boulder   Camp 4 Bouldering : Big Columbia Boulder
The Diamond   V8 7B     Boulder   Candyland Boulders
King Cobra   V8 7B R     Boulder, 20'   Camp 4 Bouldering : Camp 4 - Misc Problems
Thriller   V9 7C     Boulder   Camp 4 Bouldering : Thriller Boulder
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Blue Suede Shoes V5 6C  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Blue Suede Shoes Boulder
Climb the slab just left of the featured VB descent. Extremely dependent on your footwork to start. It gets slightly easier higher up with dime edge crimps that you can actually use. Keep climbing on the crimps until you reach the very top, don't bail and finish on Red Suede Shoes....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Bryan G
From: Yosemite
Feb 8, 2013
Some good stuff...

Park Life
-a great 25 min video with loads of classic problems

Yosemite Bouldering
-scanned images of the Rock and Ice article by Mark Chapman

A Week in the Valley
-11 min video shows off some harder classics
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