Elevation: 3,888 ft
GPS: 37.717, -119.661 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Justin Johnsen on Nov 28, 2019
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Mostly along Northside Drive in Yosemite Valley.

396 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Valley North Side

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
C3
 118
Zodiac
Aid 16 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 134
Lurking Fear
Trad, Aid 19 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 109
Lost Arrow Tip
Trad, Aid 2 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,196
The Nutcracker Suite (aka Nutcra…
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 427
The Nose
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 133
Salathe Wall
Trad, Aid 35 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 246
Sacherer Cracker
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 627
Sons of Yesterday
Trad 6 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 941
Royal Arches
Trad 15 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 386
East Buttress
Trad 9 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 206
Salathe (pitch 1)
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 807
Serenity Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 161
The Moratorium
Trad 4 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 193
Freeblast
Trad 10 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 165
Astroman
Trad 10 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Zodiac B. El Capitan > 3. Southeast Face
 118
C3 Aid 16 pitches
Lurking Fear B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 134
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 19 pitches
Lost Arrow Tip E Yosemite Fall… > Lost Arrow Spire
 109
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 2 pitches
The Nutcracker Suite (aka N… C. El Cap Picni… > 5. Manure Pile Buttre…
 1,196
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Nose B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 427
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Salathe Wall B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 133
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 35 pitches
Sacherer Cracker B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Slack to W Buttress
 246
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sons of Yesterday H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Western Royal Arches
 627
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
Royal Arches H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Central Royal Arches
 941
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Trad 15 pitches
East Buttress B. El Capitan > 4. E Buttress
 386
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 9 pitches
Salathe (pitch 1) B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Moby Dick & Pterodact…
 206
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Serenity Crack H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Western Royal Arches
 807
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
The Moratorium C. El Cap Picni… > 1. Schultz's Ridge
 161
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches
Freeblast B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 193
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 10 pitches
Astroman I. Washington Column
 165
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 10 pitches
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