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Areas in Yosemite Valley Bouldering

Ahwahnee Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 10
Boulder Lane 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Bridalveil Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Camp 4 Boulders 1 / 0 / 0 / 54 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 55
Candyland Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Cathedral Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Crystals, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6
Curry Village 0 / 0 / 1 / 18 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 18
Gunsight Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Horse Trail Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Housekeeping 1 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 10
Indian Creek Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Intersection Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Lost Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
MSG Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Manure Pile Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Mist Trail Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Presidential Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Sentinel Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 7 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 7
Swan Slab Boulders 0 / 0 / 0 / 16 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 16
Turtleback Dome 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Wood Yard 0 / 0 / 0 / 3 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Elevation: 3,980 ft
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Description

Books and online guides
  • Park Life - a great 25 minute video with loads of classic problems.
  • - 11 min video on Vimeo shows off some harder classics

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
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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
Presidential Traverse
Boulder
V1 5
Initial Friction
Boulder
V3 6A
Once Upon a Time
Boulder
V3 6A
Kor Problem
Boulder
V4 6B
Zorro
Boulder
V4 6B
Bachar Cracker
Boulder
V5 6C
Cocaine Corner
Boulder
V5 6C
Blue Suede Shoes
Boulder
V6- 7A
Atlantis
Boulder
V6 7A R
Shiver Me Timbers
Boulder
V6 7A
The King
Boulder
V6 7A
Battle of the Bulge
Boulder
V8 7B
Midnight Lightning
Boulder
V8 7B R
King Cobra
Boulder
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+
Circuit Breaker
TR, Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Presidential Traverse Presidential Boulder V0 4 Boulder
Initial Friction Camp 4 Boulders > Goodrich Boulder V1 5 Boulder
Once Upon a Time Candyland Boulders > Storybook Boulder V3 6A Boulder
Kor Problem Camp 4 Boulders > Kor Problem Boulder V3 6A Boulder
Zorro Curry Village > Zorro Boulder V4 6B Boulder
Bachar Cracker Camp 4 Boulders > Bachar Cracker Boulder V4 6B Boulder
Cocaine Corner Camp 4 Boulders > Goodrich Boulder V5 6C Boulder
Blue Suede Shoes Camp 4 Boulders > Blue Suede Shoes Boulder V5 6C Boulder
Atlantis Intersection Boulders V6- 7A Boulder
Shiver Me Timbers Camp 4 Boulders > Shiver Me Timbers Boulder V6 7A R Boulder
The King Cathedral Boulders > King Boulder V6 7A Boulder
Battle of the Bulge Camp 4 Boulders > Titanic Boulder V6 7A Boulder
Midnight Lightning Camp 4 Boulders > Big Columbia Boulder V8 7B Boulder
King Cobra Camp 4 Boulders > King Cobra Boulder V8 7B R Boulder
Circuit Breaker Curry Village > Circuit Breaker 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c V2 5+ TR, Boulder
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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
C Miller   CA  
A good link to Valley Bouldering - betabase.blogspot.com/ Aug 4, 2009
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

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