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Areas in Pywiack Area

Block, The 1 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Bunny Slopes 7 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8 / 8
Circle A Wall 1 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Penny Royal Arches 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Pywiak Dome 6 / 5 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 9
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

The Pywiack parking area is used to reach Pywiak Dome iself, as well as other nearby areas on both sides of the road, including Penny Royal Arches, The Block, Bunny Slopes and Phobos/Deimos Cliff.

Getting There

By car, park on the south/east side of highway 120 west of Pywiack Dome, which is visible from the dirt parking pullout.

On foot, use the Tenaya Lake Trail from many other spots around the meadows.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pywiack Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R
 6
White Slab
Trad 3 pitches
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13
 36
Hot Crossed Buns
Trad, Alpine
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 4
Black Uhuru
Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 187
Zee Tree
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 8
Euphoria
Trad 4 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 23
Wild in the Streaks
Trad, Alpine
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13
 14
Mere Image
Trad, Alpine
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 24
Biscuit and Gravy
Trad, Alpine
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 74
The Dike Route
Trad, Sport 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 85
Aqua Knobby
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Joe Mamba
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 30
Needle & Spoon
Sport 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 6
The Vision
Trad 5 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 5
Apex Predator
Sport
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 14
Electric Africa
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
White Slab Penny Royal Arches
 6
5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c R Trad 3 pitches
Hot Crossed Buns Bunny Slopes
 36
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine
Black Uhuru Bunny Slopes
 4
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad, Alpine 2 pitches
Zee Tree Pywiak Dome
 187
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport 6 pitches
Euphoria Penny Royal Arches
 8
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 4 pitches
Wild in the Streaks Bunny Slopes
 23
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Alpine
Mere Image Bunny Slopes
 14
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13 Trad, Alpine
Biscuit and Gravy Bunny Slopes
 24
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, Alpine
The Dike Route Pywiak Dome
 74
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Sport 5 pitches
Aqua Knobby Pywiak Dome
 85
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Joe Mamba Circle A Wall
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Needle & Spoon Pywiak Dome
 30
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Sport 4 pitches
The Vision Penny Royal Arches
 6
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad 5 pitches
Apex Predator Circle A Wall
 5
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Electric Africa Pywiak Dome
 14
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
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