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Coup d' etat S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Infectious Groove T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Access Issue: Closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details

Description

This wonderful crag is 20 feet off of CA HWY 140 on the way to El Portal. It hosts multiple challenging sport climbs and an excellent crack climb with 3 bolts at the beginning.

Getting There

Coming from the east, exit the park and drive less than one mile until you notice the large crag on the right (south) side of the road. If you reach the "25 MPH Right Turn" sign you have gone too far. This crag is OUTSIDE of Yosemite.

Park at the pull off on the river side of the road and walk up river 75M until you reach the obvious crag on your left.

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Classic Climbing Routes at 3 - U.S.G.S. Wall

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
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Infectious Groove
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 4
Coup d' etat
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Infectious Groove
 5
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Coup d' etat
 4
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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Alexey
San Jose
Alexey   San Jose
Could you give better description to how to find parking lot for U.S.G.S. Wall.
for instance - milage from Arch Rock entrance would be helpful.
Update: Sevve, thanks for update how to get to USGS Jul 8, 2009
S. Stember
St. Paul, MN
S. Stember   St. Paul, MN
Alexey- see edits above and let me know if you need more information. Jul 19, 2009
S. Stember
St. Paul, MN
S. Stember   St. Paul, MN
Does anyone have any information about the bolted route on the far right? I've heard its 5.11 something. Any beta? Oct 24, 2011

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