Elevation: 1,057 ft
GPS: 41.74756, -74.17576
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Description

Major Features:  The Yellow Wall is home to several Gunks Hardman(TM) Classics, including its namesake route The Yellow Wall, and the stellar moderate Airy Aria. It is notable by the shade of rock that the tiered roofs ascend.

North of The Yellow Wall, you'll pass several alcoves of routes: The Sting area, with Lisa's left-facing corner; the Ventre de Boef area, for bombay-chimney masochists; Double Crack, splitting the steep left wall of the gully after Ventre de Boef; then finally the Seasons area. Just past The Spring is the short chimney of Oblique Twique, and the next mini-alcove features the finger crack of Blistered Toe. Ahead on the trail you'll find an unmistakable bombay-chimney-hand crack; this is Last Frontier, which marks the start of the Slime Wall area.

Approach:  The
Yellow Wall / Airy Aria approach trail. The next trail is [[Double Crack / Uphill All the Way]]112043523. heads up from the carriage road between two boulders. The
The Seasons approach trail. The next trail is [[Slime Wall / WASP]]112043553. diagonals up from the carriage road just past the boxcar boulder.

Descent: Airy Aria has a pair of bolts atop P1.

There is a shared bolted anchor on top of the block over the Fall, which also serves Oblique Twique, The Spring and The Summer, and is a better descent choice than the crusty fixed tat for The Winter and Bold-Ville.

Many other routes have slung-tree anchors. From the clifftop, it's not far to head back to the High Exposure rappel line.

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Classic Climbing Routes at The Yellow Wall and The Seasons

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 53
Shit Creek
Trad 3 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 283
Double Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 255
Airy Aria
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 162
Bold-Ville
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 83
Blistered Toe
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 40
Ventre de Boeuf
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 162
The Spring (P1)
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 71
Lisa
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 75
Filipina
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 119
The Winter
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 124
Carbs and Caffeine
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 41
The Fall
Trad, TR
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 41
No Man's Land
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 49
The Yellow Wall
Trad 2 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 97
The Sting
Trad
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Shit Creek
 53
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
Double Crack
 283
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Airy Aria
 255
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Bold-Ville
 162
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Blistered Toe
 83
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Ventre de Boeuf
 40
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
The Spring (P1)
 162
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Lisa
 71
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Filipina
 75
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Winter
 119
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Carbs and Caffeine
 124
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
The Fall
 41
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad, TR
No Man's Land
 41
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad
The Yellow Wall
 49
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad 2 pitches
The Sting
 97
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
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