Elevation: 3,438 ft
GPS: 37.723, -119.713 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Oct 18, 2006
Admins: M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Cascade Falls is a beautiful waterfall in the Lower Merced Canyon.
This area offers easy to very hard climbing on awesome rock.

Getting There

Park at the parking area at Cascade Bridge.
Approaches are obvious.

62 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Cascade Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 232
Nurdle
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 56
Golden Needles
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 79
Makayla's Climb
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 108
Suds
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 82
Babble On
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 42
Kiddie Corner
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 256
Knob Job
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 50
Desperate Straights
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 125
Boneheads
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 105
The Super Slacker Highway
Trad 8 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 127
Knuckleheads
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 256
Sherrie's Crack
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 76
The Tube
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 41
Fish Crack
Trad
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 23
Crimson Cringe
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Nurdle Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 232
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Golden Needles Cascade Falls - Left
 56
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Makayla's Climb Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 79
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Sport
Suds Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 108
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Babble On Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 82
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Kiddie Corner Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 42
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Knob Job Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 256
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Desperate Straights Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 50
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Boneheads Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 125
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
The Super Slacker Highway Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 105
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 8 pitches
Knuckleheads Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 127
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Sherrie's Crack Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 256
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
The Tube Pat & Jack Pinnacle
 76
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Fish Crack Cascade Falls - Left
 41
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Crimson Cringe Cascade Falls - Left
 23
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Trad
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