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GPS: 37.71989, -119.65829
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Mostly along Southside Drive in Yosemite Valley.

381 Total Climbs

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Location: Valley South Side Change
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Classic Climbing Routes at Valley South Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
 861
The Grack - Center
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
 1,306
Snake Dike
Trad 8 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 244
West Face
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 371
Monday Morning Slab, Harry Daley…
Trad 2 pitches
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 281
Braille Book
Trad 6 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 1,045
Central Pillar of Frenzy
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 407
Regular Route (Higher Cathedral…
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1
 440
Regular Northwest Face of Half D…
Trad, Aid 23 pitches
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13
 289
Northeast Buttress
Trad 11 pitches
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 253
Steck-Salathe
Trad 15 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A0
 862
East Buttress
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 352
Mr. Natural
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 176
Manana
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 161
Yin-Yang
Trad 2 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 229
Voyager
Trad 7 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Grack - Center I. Glacier Poin… > 3. The Grack Area
 861
5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b Trad 3 pitches
Snake Dike D. Half Dome > 3. Southwest Face
 1,306
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R Trad 8 pitches
West Face Q. Leaning Towe… > Leaning Tower
 244
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Monday Morning Slab, Harry… I. Glacier Poin… > 5. Monday Morning Slab
 371
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 2 pitches
Braille Book P. Cathedral Area > 5. Higher Cathedral Rock
 281
5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 6 pitches
Central Pillar of Frenzy P. Cathedral Area > 6. Middle Cathedral Rock
 1,045
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Regular Route (Higher Cathe… P. Cathedral Area > 3. Higher Cathedral S…
 407
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Regular Northwest Face of H… D. Half Dome > 1. Northwest Face
 440
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C1 Trad, Aid 23 pitches
Northeast Buttress P. Cathedral Area > 5. Higher Cathedral Rock
 289
5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a PG13 Trad 11 pitches
Steck-Salathe M. Sentinel Rock
 253
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 15 pitches
East Buttress P. Cathedral Area > 6. Middle Cathedral Rock
 862
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Mr. Natural I. Glacier Poin… > 6. GPA - Right Side
 352
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad
Manana N Sentinel Creek Area
 176
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Yin-Yang N Sentinel Creek Area
 161
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad 2 pitches
Voyager Q. Leaning Towe… > Fifi Buttress
 229
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 7 pitches
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