Elevation: 4,315 ft
GPS: 37.749, -119.573 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on May 14, 2019 with 1 Suggestions
Admins: M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Climber's left hand side of Royal Arches.

Getting There

From the Ahwahnee, head east (toward the Arches) on the Valley Loop Trail for a short while, then find a climber's trail heading to the left side.

16 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Western Royal Arches

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 115
Trial By Fire
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 433
Super Slide
Trad 5 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 151
Peruvian Flake
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 614
Sons of Yesterday
Trad 6 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
 3
Permanent Waves
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 24
Maxine's Wall
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13
 9
Tenaya's Tears
Trad 7 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 788
Serenity Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 3
Deviltry
Trad
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 6
Adrenaline
Trad
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R
 7
Firefingers
Sport 2 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Trial By Fire
 115
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Super Slide
 433
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Peruvian Flake
 151
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sons of Yesterday
 614
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
Permanent Waves
 3
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R Trad 2 pitches
Maxine's Wall
 24
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Tenaya's Tears
 9
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13 Trad 7 pitches
Serenity Crack
 788
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Deviltry
 3
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad
Adrenaline
 6
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Firefingers
 7
5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Sport 2 pitches
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Routes Mostly Face: Southwest
Sunny Roughly 11am to 5pm during high season
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