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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 Lynn Hill traverse 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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 209
Double Crack
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 173
Airy Aria
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 106
Bold-Ville
Trad 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 49
Blistered Toe
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 26
Ventre de Boeuf
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 110
The Spring (P1)
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 47
Lisa
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Fillipina
Trad
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 72
The Winter
Trad 2 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 81
Carbs and Caffeine
Trad 2 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 29
No Man's Land
Trad
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13
 37
The Yellow Wall
Trad 2 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 57
The Sting
Trad
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 11
Tiers of Fear
Trad
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 12
Uphill all the Way AKA The Man W…
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Double Crack
 209
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Airy Aria
 173
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Bold-Ville
 106
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Blistered Toe
 49
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 3 pitches
Ventre de Boeuf
 26
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad
The Spring (P1)
 110
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Lisa
 47
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Fillipina
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
The Winter
 72
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Carbs and Caffeine
 81
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad 2 pitches
No Man's Land
 29
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
The Yellow Wall
 37
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad 2 pitches
The Sting
 57
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad
Tiers of Fear
 11
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Trad
Uphill all the Way AKA The…
 12
5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
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