Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Books and online guides

Bouldering areas in Yosemite Valley include:
Turtleback Dome
Bridalveil Boulders
Lower Cathedral
Gunsight Boulders
Cathedral Boulders
Lost Boulders
Candyland Boulders
Presidential Boulder
Sentinel Boulders
Chicken Boulder
Housekeeping
Curry Village
Happy Isles
Horse Trail Boulders
Ahwahnee Boulders
Indian Creek Boulders
Lower Yosemite Falls
Swan Slab Boulders
Camp 4 Boulders
The Crystals
Yabo Boulder
The Bachar Boulder
MSG Boulder
The Wave
Intersection Boulders
Knobby Wall

Getting There

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Classic Climbing Routes at Yosemite Valley Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V0 4
 43
Kevin's Traverse
Boulder
V0 4
 24
Presidential Traverse
Boulder
V1 5
 38
Initial Friction
Boulder
V3 6A
 39
Once Upon a Time
Boulder
V3 6A
 42
Kor Problem
Boulder
V4 6B
 71
Zorro
Boulder
V4 6B
 79
Bachar Cracker
Boulder
V5 6C
 38
Cocaine Corner
Boulder
V5 6C
 27
Blue Suede Shoes
Boulder
V5+ 6C+
 22
Atlantis
Boulder
V6 7A
 33
The King
Boulder
V6 7A
 24
Battle of the Bulge
Boulder
V8 7B
 41
Midnight Lightning
Boulder
V8 7B R
 15
King Cobra
Boulder
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+
 76
Circuit Breaker
TR, Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Kevin's Traverse Curry Village > Kevin's Traverse Boulder
 43
V0 4 Boulder
Presidential Traverse Presidential Boulder
 24
V0 4 Boulder
Initial Friction Camp 4 Boulders > Goodrich Boulder
 38
V1 5 Boulder
Once Upon a Time Candyland Boulders > Storybook Boulder
 39
V3 6A Boulder
Kor Problem Camp 4 Boulders > Kor Problem Boulder
 42
V3 6A Boulder
Zorro Curry Village > Zorro Boulder
 71
V4 6B Boulder
Bachar Cracker Camp 4 Boulders > Bachar Cracker Boulder
 79
V4 6B Boulder
Cocaine Corner Camp 4 Boulders > Goodrich Boulder
 38
V5 6C Boulder
Blue Suede Shoes Camp 4 Boulders > Blue Suede Shoes Boulder
 27
V5 6C Boulder
Atlantis Intersection Boulders
 22
V5+ 6C+ Boulder
The King Cathedral Boulders > King Boulder
 33
V6 7A Boulder
Battle of the Bulge Camp 4 Boulders > Titanic Boulder
 24
V6 7A Boulder
Midnight Lightning Camp 4 Boulders > Big Columbia Boulder
 41
V8 7B Boulder
King Cobra Camp 4 Boulders > King Cobra Boulder
 15
V8 7B R Boulder
Circuit Breaker Curry Village > Circuit Breaker
 76
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+ TR, Boulder
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Ryan DeBruyn
Redlands, CA
Ryan DeBruyn   Redlands, CA
Not many bouldering problems posted on MP. Looking to boulder check out an excellent guide my Matt Wilder. Yosemite Valley Bouldering by SuperTopo. supertopo.com/packs/yosemit… May 21, 2009
C Miller   CA  
A good link to Valley Bouldering - betabase.blogspot.com/ Aug 4, 2009
Bryan G
Yosemite
Bryan G   Yosemite
Some good stuff...

Park Life
-a great 25 min video with loads of classic problems

Yosemite Bouldering
-scanned images of the Rock and Ice article by Mark Chapman

A Week in the Valley
-11 min video shows off some harder classics
vimeo.com/2700214 Feb 8, 2013