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Trad, 190 ft, 2 pitches,
Avg: 3.8 from 323
FA: Jim Bridwell and Jim Orey, 1971.
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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions
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A true Yosemite Classic! This climbs the beautiful crack to the left of "Elevator Shaft", for two pitches. Traverse right at the top of the second pitch.
People usually do the first pitch, then rappel.
Left of "Elevator Shaft".
Run laps on pitch one with a single 70m rope, or a single 60m rope if the belay is bumped up to the base of the Elevator Shaft.