Elevation: 3,556 ft
GPS: 37.718, -119.719 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Sep 23, 2006
Admins: M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

The Cookie is a classic Yosemite crack area. It contains some of the world's best crack climbs.
"Outer Limits", "Meat Grinder", "Red Zinger", "Butterfingers", "Wheat Thin", "Waverly Wafer" and "Crack-A-Go-Go" are a few of the classics found in this area.

Getting There

This cliff is about 1/2 mile down the canyon from the Cascade Creek bridge.
Park in a pullout on the river side of the road. The approach is obvious.

36 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Cookie Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 130
Beverly's Tower
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 135
Wheat Thin
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 89
Meat Grinder
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 384
Outer Limits
Trad 3 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 28
Twilight Zone
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 238
Catchy
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 117
Catchy Corner
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 118
Waverly Wafer
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 65
Butterfingers
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
 81
Hardd
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 38
The Enema
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 120
Crack-a-Go-Go
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 129
Butterballs
Trad
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
 85
Red Zinger
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 99
Cookie Monster
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Beverly's Tower
 130
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Wheat Thin
 135
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Meat Grinder
 89
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Outer Limits
 384
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Twilight Zone
 28
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Catchy
 238
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Catchy Corner
 117
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Waverly Wafer
 118
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Butterfingers
 65
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Hardd
 81
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Trad 2 pitches
The Enema
 38
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Crack-a-Go-Go
 120
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad
Butterballs
 129
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Red Zinger
 85
5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad
Cookie Monster
 99
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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