Avg: 3.8 from 186 votes
|Type:||Trad, 150 ft|
|FA:||FFA: Frank Sacherer and Mike Sherrick, 1964|
|Page Views:||21,823 total · 159/month|
|Shared By:||Sirius on Apr 12, 2007|
|Admins:||M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park has yearly closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details
One of the most classic pitches at its grade in all of Yosemite, Sacherer Cracker is a full value 120+ feet of stellar jamming and clean movement. Begin with a short wide section that leads to a small ledge (two bolts provide an optional belay here); step left to the splitter finger crack that widens gradually as you work your way toward the final, notorious wide section that guards the chains. Some find this section to be the route's crux, and many have used the chockstone at its beginning to bail, swearing to come back after they get more practice on the wide...
Continue up the scree trails along the SW base until you see this striking line - really can't miss it. If you reach the obvious left-facing dihedral of La Escuela, you've gone too far.