Elevation: 8,958 ft
GPS: 37.881, -119.351 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Oct 17, 2006
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

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.

8 Total Climbs

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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
 328
Northwest Books
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Edgeumacated
Trad, Sport 2 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 166
Crying Time Again
Trad 4 pitches
5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 218
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
 328
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 2 pitches
Edgeumacated
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport 2 pitches
Crying Time Again
 166
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Direct Northwest Face
 218
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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Routes Mostly Face: Northwest
Sunny Roughly 3pm to 7pm during high season
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