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El Cap Picnic Area

California > Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Big paved area with toilets, trailhead access to Manure Pile Buttress and other areas, with fine view of some big rock.

Getting There

Now signed as El Capitan Picnic Area on Northside Drive.

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Leading up P1 of the Moratorium.  Thanks to David W. for the photo.
[Hide Photo] Leading up P1 of the Moratorium. Thanks to David W. for the photo.
Toping out after I led all pitches. I think I've successfully converted this boulderer on her first trad climb.
[Hide Photo] Toping out after I led all pitches. I think I've successfully converted this boulderer on her first trad climb.
Nice view from loggerhead ledge
[Hide Photo] Nice view from loggerhead ledge