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Routes in Northwest Face

Big Boys Don't Cry T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Crying Time Again T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Direct Northwest Face T 5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Edgeumacated T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
John Henry T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Mega Bleam S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Northwest Books T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Sandbag T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13
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Description

This is the big face on the Northwest side.
Crying Time Again, "Big Boys Don't Cry" and "Direct Northwest" Face are a few of the good routes here.

Getting There

From the parking lot, go up slabs then left along the base.
For complete information, get "Rock Climbing Tuolumne Meadows" by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein

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Classic Climbing Routes at Northwest Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 289
Northwest Books
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 3
Edgeumacated
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 148
Crying Time Again
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 195
Direct Northwest Face
Trad 3 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
 4
Big Boys Don't Cry
Trad 5 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Northwest Books
 289
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Edgeumacated
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Crying Time Again
 148
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Direct Northwest Face
 195
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 3 pitches
Big Boys Don't Cry
 4
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R Trad 5 pitches
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Jason Albino
San Francisco, CA
Jason Albino   San Francisco, CA
Bring layers if climbing here in the morning on any but the hottest days.

It can be rather windy and chilly. Jul 14, 2016

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