Elevation: 5,503 ft
GPS: 37.731, -119.638 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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The Southwest Face of El Cap.

22 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
 141
Lurking Fear
Trad, Aid 19 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13
 45
The Shield
Trad, Aid 30 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 444
The Nose
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 48
Triple Direct
Trad, Aid 30 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 139
Salathe Wall
Trad, Aid 35 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2+
 3
Grape Race
Trad, Aid 12 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3
 9
Never Never Land
Aid 20 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3
 5
Squeeze Play
Aid 18 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2+
 23
Muir Wall
Trad, Aid 33 pitches
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A4
 3
Flight of the Albatross
Trad, Aid 28 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 209
Freeblast
Trad 10 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 64
West Face
Trad 20 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13
 41
Freerider
Trad
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c
 3
Golden Gate
Trad 36 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Lurking Fear
 141
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 19 pitches
The Shield
 45
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c A3 PG13 Trad, Aid 30 pitches
The Nose
 444
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Triple Direct
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 30 pitches
Salathe Wall
 139
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 35 pitches
Grape Race
 3
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2+ Trad, Aid 12 pitches
Never Never Land
 9
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 Aid 20 pitches
Squeeze Play
 5
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A3 Aid 18 pitches
Muir Wall
 23
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A2+ Trad, Aid 33 pitches
Flight of the Albatross
 3
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b A4 Trad, Aid 28 pitches
Freeblast
 209
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 10 pitches
West Face
 64
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 20 pitches
Freerider
 41
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c PG13 Trad
Golden Gate
 3
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c Trad 36 pitches
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