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Mecca

California > Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > Lower Cathedral Area
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

North facing, shady in the summer, cold in the winter.
Granite face climbing mostly.
Great get away from the summer heat. High concentration of .11-.12 sport climbs.

Getting There

At the toe of lower cathedral rock, (where Mac Daddy is) go left (east) and uphill until you hit the large talus field. Most climbs are on other side (east side) of talus field.

Routes from Left to Right

5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 3
Survivor
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 4
Peasant
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 20
Giblit
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 2
Velvet Elvis
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
Survivor
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 4
King and I
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 5
King for a Day
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
Pilgrimage (New North Face)
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 1
Scrubby Corner
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 4
Jungle Boogie
Sport 3 pitches
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 1
Trick of the Tail
Sport
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
 1
Superstition
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
Meccaphobia
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 1
Shock the Monkey
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 2
Peasant
Sport
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
 1
Counterparts
Sport 5 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 3
Mechanical Advantage
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 9
Mecca Lite
Sport
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 3
King and I
Sport
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 3
King for a Day
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 1
Geek For A Week
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Survivor
 3
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Peasant
 4
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Giblit
 20
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Velvet Elvis
 2
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Survivor
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
King and I
 4
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
King for a Day
 5
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
Pilgrimage (New North Face)
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Scrubby Corner
 1
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Jungle Boogie
 4
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport 3 pitches
Trick of the Tail
 1
5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Sport
Superstition
 1
5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Sport
Meccaphobia
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Shock the Monkey
 1
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Peasant
 2
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Counterparts
 1
5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a Sport 5 pitches
Mechanical Advantage
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Sport
Mecca Lite
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
King and I
 3
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Sport
King for a Day
 3
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Sport
Geek For A Week
 1
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport

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Jungle Boogie P2
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[Hide Comment] This area is doubling for all the lower cathedral entries and should be merged: mountainproject.com/v/lower… Nov 1, 2017
Alexey Zelditch
San Jose
[Hide Comment] Vlad is correct. Can Administrator delete all " Mecca" area along with all submitted routes. Mecca is a part of Lower Cathedral area. There listed all Mecca routes with sufficient description. Nov 1, 2017