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Areas in Olmsted Point Boulders

Back Breaker Cliff 0 / 0 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Olmsted Crack Boulder 0 / 0 / 0 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Olmsted High-Ball Cracks 0 / 0 / 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 1
Elevation: 8,431 ft
GPS: 37.811, -119.486 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: David Dennis on Jul 23, 2013
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Most of the boulders in this area are south of CA-120 near the Olmsted Point pullout. In contrast to a lot of the knob-pulling elsewhere in Tuolumne, this area has a lot of great cracks to boulder. Although the Olmsted Point pullout is constantly crowded during the season, it seems rare to run into another party actually bouldering in the canyon. Beautiful place to end the day and enjoy the sunset on Half Dome.

Getting There

Park at the large, paved pullout at Olmsted Point. Hike west over the small granite rise and then south down slabs. If you see a crack, climb it.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Olmsted Point Boulders

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