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Elevation: 3,888 ft
GPS: 37.71661, -119.66099
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Mostly along Northside Drive in Yosemite Valley.

443 Total Climbs

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Location: Valley North Side Change
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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.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,495
The Nutcracker Suite (aka Nutcra…
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,210
Bishops Terrace
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 333
Super Hands (aka Ranger Crack)
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1
 384
South Face
Trad, Aid 11 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 392
Nutcracker 5.9 Start Variation
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 773
Jamcrack
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 878
Commitment
Trad 3 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2
 574
The Nose
Trad, Aid 31 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 508
Moby Dick Center
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 306
Sacherer Cracker
Trad
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0
 1,218
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0)
Trad, Aid 15 pitches
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b V4 6B
 485
East Buttress
Trad, Boulder 9 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 265
Salathe (pitch 1)
Trad
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
 253
Freeblast
Trad 10 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 208
Astroman
Trad 10 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Nutcracker Suite (aka N… C. El Cap Picni… > 5. Manure Pile Buttre…
 1,495
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
Bishops Terrace G. Church Bowl
 1,210
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Super Hands (aka Ranger Crack) E Yosemite Fall… > Lower Falls Amphitheater
 333
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
South Face I. Washington Column
 384
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c C1 Trad, Aid 11 pitches
Nutcracker 5.9 Start Variation C. El Cap Picni… > 5. Manure Pile Buttre…
 392
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Jamcrack E Yosemite Fall… > Sunnyside Bench
 773
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Commitment E Yosemite Fall… > Five Open Books > First Tier
 878
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 3 pitches
The Nose B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 574
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 Trad, Aid 31 pitches
Moby Dick Center B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Moby Dick & Pterodact…
 508
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Sacherer Cracker B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Slack to W Buttress
 306
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Royal Arches (5.10- or 5.7 A0) H. Royal Arches… > Royal Arches > Central Royal Arches
 1,218
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b A0 Trad, Aid 15 pitches
East Buttress B. El Capitan > 4. E Buttress
 485
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b V4 6B Trad, Boulder 9 pitches
Salathe (pitch 1) B. El Capitan > … > Southwest Base > Moby Dick & Pterodact…
 265
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Freeblast B. El Capitan > 2. Southwest Face
 253
5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad 10 pitches
Astroman I. Washington Column
 208
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad 10 pitches
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