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Elevation: 4,187 ft
GPS: 37.74702, -119.56893
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The Arches Terrace area is on the east end of the most popular climbs on Royal Arches.

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Often reached by hiking east on the main Valley foot trail east of the Ahwahnee Hotel, then following a climber's trail uphill to the northeast.

13 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Eastern 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 R
 18
Arches Terrace
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2+
 6
Bulging Puke
Trad, Aid 12 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 13
Mid-Life Crisis
Trad 4 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 7
Greasy but Groovy
Trad 9 pitches
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 16
1096
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
 4
The Rambler
Trad 5 pitches
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
 5
Shaky Flakes
Trad 8 pitches
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c
 43
Arches Terrace Direct
Trad 6 pitches
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b
 8
Hang Dog Flyer
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Arches Terrace
 18
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad 3 pitches
Bulging Puke
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a A2+ Trad, Aid 12 pitches
Mid-Life Crisis
 13
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 4 pitches
Greasy but Groovy
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad 9 pitches
1096
 16
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
The Rambler
 4
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R Trad 5 pitches
Shaky Flakes
 5
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R Trad 8 pitches
Arches Terrace Direct
 43
5.11- 6c 22 VIII- 22 E3 5c Trad 6 pitches
Hang Dog Flyer
 8
5.12d 7c 28 IX 28 E6 6b Trad
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