Elevation: 3,888 ft
GPS: 37.717, -119.661 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Mostly along Northside Drive in Yosemite Valley.

413 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
 139
Zodiac
Aid 16 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 119
Lost Arrow Tip
Trad, Aid 2 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2
 154
Lurking Fear
Trad, Aid 19 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,280
The Nutcracker Suite (aka Nutcra…
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 482
The Nose
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 141
Salathe Wall
Trad, Aid 35 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 264
Sacherer Cracker
Trad
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 694
Sons of Yesterday
Trad 6 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0
 1,032
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0)
Trad, Aid 15 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 418
East Buttress
Trad 9 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 233
Salathe (pitch 1)
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 892
Serenity Crack
Trad 3 pitches
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 217
Freeblast
Trad 10 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 176
Astroman
Trad 10 pitches
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c V6-7 7A+ PG13
 49
Freerider
Trad, Boulder 30 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Zodiac B. El Capitan > 3. Southeast Face
 139
C3 Aid 16 pitches
Lost Arrow Tip E Yosemite Fall… > Lost Arrow Spire
 119
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 2 pitches
Lurking Fear B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 154
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b C2 Trad, Aid 19 pitches
The Nutcracker Suite (aka N… C. El Cap Picni… > 5. Manure Pile Buttre…
 1,280
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
The Nose B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 482
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Salathe Wall B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 141
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 35 pitches
Sacherer Cracker B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Slack to W Buttress
 264
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sons of Yesterday H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Western Royal Arches
 694
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 6 pitches
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0) H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Central Royal Arches
 1,032
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 15 pitches
East Buttress B. El Capitan > 4. E Buttress
 418
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad 9 pitches
Salathe (pitch 1) B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Moby Dick & Pterodact…
 233
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Serenity Crack H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Western Royal Arches
 892
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad 3 pitches
Freeblast B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 217
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 10 pitches
Astroman I. Washington Column
 176
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 10 pitches
Freerider B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 49
5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c V6-7 7A+ PG13 Trad, Boulder 30 pitches
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