Elevation: 3,975 ft
GPS: 37.743, -119.59 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 12,051 total · 12,051/month
Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Nov 26, 2019
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

South Side of Yosemite Valley (Clouds Rest, Half Dome, ..., Mt. Starr King, Glacier Point Apron, Sentinel, ..., Rostrum, The Pulpit). Thanks Clint for the idea.

Getting There

Mostly along Southside Drive in Yosemite Valley.

327 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Valley South Side

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5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 645
The Grack - Center
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 986
Snake Dike
Trad 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 189
West Face
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 213
Braille Book
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 776
Central Pillar of Frenzy
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 288
Regular Route (Higher Cathedral…
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1
 327
Regular Northwest Face of Half Dome
Trad, Aid 23 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 233
Northeast Buttress
Trad 11 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 187
Steck-Salathe
Trad 15 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A0
 674
East Buttress
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 234
Mr. Natural
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 92
Manana
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 90
Yin-Yang
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 252
The North Face
Trad 8 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 124
Voyager
Trad 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Grack - Center Glacier Point A… > Grack Area
 645
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Snake Dike Half Dome > Southwest Face
 986
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 8 pitches
West Face Leaning Tower Area > Leaning Tower
 189
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Braille Book Cathedral Spire… > Higher Cathedral Rock
 213
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Central Pillar of Frenzy Cathedral Spire… > Middle Cathedral Rock
 776
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Regular Route (Higher Cathe… Cathedral Spire… > Higher Cathedral Spire
 288
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Regular Northwest Face of H… Half Dome > Northwest Face
 327
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1 Trad, Aid 23 pitches
Northeast Buttress Cathedral Spire… > Higher Cathedral Rock
 233
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad 11 pitches
Steck-Salathe Sentinel Rock
 187
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 15 pitches
East Buttress Cathedral Spire… > Middle Cathedral Rock
 674
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Mr. Natural Glacier Point A… > GPA - Right Side
 234
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Manana Sentinel Creek Area
 92
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Yin-Yang Sentinel Creek Area
 90
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
The North Face Rostrum
 252
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 8 pitches
Voyager Leaning Tower Area > Fifi Buttress
 124
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 7 pitches
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