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Classic Climbs for El Cap Picnic Area


Mountain Project's determination of the most popular, highly-rated routes.

5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 8
Loggerhead Ledge Route
Trad 3 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 700
After Six
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 1,087
The Nutcracker Suite (aka Nutcra…
Trad 5 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 96
C.S. Concerto
Trad 4 pitches
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 464
After Seven
Trad
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 8
Fecophilia
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 26
Commissioner Buttress
Trad 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 294
Nutcracker 5.9 Start Variation
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 6
Mouse King
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 49
Jump for Joy
Trad, TR
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
 9
Renus Wrinkle
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 10
Orange Juice Avenue
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 74
Just Do-do It
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 73
Haley's Comet
Trad
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 14
Crystalline Passage
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 11
Proud Snapper
Trad
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 5
Hooter Alert
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 25
New Suede Shoes
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 20
Just Do Me
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 19
Are You Hard Enough?
Sport
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 7
Simian Sex
Trad
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 8
Superstem
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13
 16
Demon's Delight
Trad 4 pitches
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 130
The Moratorium
Trad 4 pitches
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Loggerhead Ledge Route Loggerhead Buttress
 8
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 3 pitches
After Six Manure Pile Buttress…
 700
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 5 pitches
The Nutcracker Suite (aka N… Manure Pile Buttress…
 1,087
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 5 pitches
C.S. Concerto Manure Pile Buttress…
 96
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
After Seven Manure Pile Buttress…
 464
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Fecophilia Manure Pile Buttress…
 8
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad 4 pitches
Commissioner Buttress Manure Pile Buttress…
 26
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 5 pitches
Nutcracker 5.9 Start Variation Manure Pile Buttress…
 294
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Mouse King Manure Pile Buttress…
 6
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Jump for Joy Manure Pile Buttress…
 49
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, TR
Renus Wrinkle Manure Pile Buttress…
 9
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad
Orange Juice Avenue Loggerhead Buttress
 10
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Just Do-do It Manure Pile Buttress…
 74
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Haley's Comet Manure Pile Buttress…
 73
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Trad
Crystalline Passage Schultz's Ridge
 14
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Proud Snapper Schultz's Ridge
 11
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Hooter Alert Schultz's Ridge
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
New Suede Shoes Schultz's Ridge
 25
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
Just Do Me Schultz's Ridge
 20
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Are You Hard Enough? Schultz's Ridge
 19
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport
Simian Sex Loggerhead Buttress
 7
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Superstem Schultz's Ridge
 8
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Demon's Delight Schultz's Ridge
 16
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13 Trad 4 pitches
The Moratorium Schultz's Ridge
 130
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 4 pitches