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The Southwest Face of El Cap.

28 Total Climbs

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Location: 2. Southwest Face Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Southwest Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 201
Lurking Fear
Trad, Aid 19 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13
 60
The Shield
Trad, Aid 30 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3+
 9
Sunkist
Trad, Aid 30 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 594
The Nose
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 64
Triple Direct
Trad, Aid 30 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 168
Salathé Wall
Trad, Aid 35 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3
 15
Never Never Land
Aid 20 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C3-
 33
Muir Wall
Trad, Aid 33 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A4
 5
Flight of the Albatross
Trad, Aid 28 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A4+ R
 4
Jolly Roger
Trad, Aid 23 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 257
Freeblast
Trad 10 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 71
West Face
Trad 20 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
 70
Freerider
Trad 30 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 9
Golden Gate
Trad 36 pitches
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a A3
 5
Magic Mushroom
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lurking Fear
 201
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 19 pitches
The Shield
 60
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13 Trad, Aid 30 pitches
Sunkist
 9
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3+ Trad, Aid 30 pitches
The Nose
 594
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Triple Direct
 64
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 30 pitches
Salathé Wall
 168
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 35 pitches
Never Never Land
 15
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 Aid 20 pitches
Muir Wall
 33
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b C3- Trad, Aid 33 pitches
Flight of the Albatross
 5
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A4 Trad, Aid 28 pitches
Jolly Roger
 4
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b A4+ R Trad, Aid 23 pitches
Freeblast
 257
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 10 pitches
West Face
 71
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 20 pitches
Freerider
 70
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13 Trad 30 pitches
Golden Gate
 9
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad 36 pitches
Magic Mushroom
 5
5.14a 8b+ 32 X+ 32 E8 7a A3 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
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