Type: Trad, 300 ft, 4 pitches
FA: Ken Boche, Mary Bomba & Joe McKeown 5/70
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Shared By: Darko Sarenac on Sep 14, 2007
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Rockfall danger higher than usual on Glacier Point Apron Details
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details


Great training for Yosemite runout friction! P1: Climb the easy terrain to the tree (.2). P2: Traverse left, turn the roof (before clipping), then pass three bolts to a horizontal crack (place oposing nuts!) and to the belay (.9). P3: Pass a pin and a bad small cam placement to the ancors. P4: Pass a couple more pins to the anchors of the grack (.9).


Start below a tree to the right of Grack. Rappel with two ropes.


Few small pieces and mostly (sparse) fixed pro.


vincent L.
Redwood City
vincent L.   Redwood City
A number 1 camalot for the second pitch before you go over the small roof, after that nothing bigger than a yellow alien is necessary. Quite a good route. Bring second rope to rappel. Mar 2, 2008
S. O.
S. O.   logan,ut
P 1 is reasonably soloed
P 3 & 4 easily combine with a 60 m Jul 8, 2010
Rodger Raubach
  5.9 R
Rodger Raubach  
  5.9 R
Great thin face and friction climbing. The best route on the Grack, by far. Solid 5.9 friction climbing; a fall probably wouldn't be fatal, but would leave a pile of shredded skin at the end of the rope. Mar 14, 2011
michael s...
Denver, CO
michael s...   Denver, CO
there's a two bolt anchor for a separate climb directly right of the 3rd bolt past the roof on the 2nd pitch. It isn't shown in the supertopo guidebook. Apr 18, 2015
Marcus McCoy
Yosemite Valley, CA
Marcus McCoy   Yosemite Valley, CA
What so said. Solo p1, link pitches 2 and 3 with some slingage. Gear on the route for me/us is either .5 or .75 c4, right before you turn the roof, both placents are right next to eachother. Then only a green alien to back up the first fixed pin and then a red x4 to backup the 2nd fixed pin on p3. Great route if you are into this type of climbing. May 29, 2017
Josh Fengel
Mariposa, CA
Josh Fengel   Mariposa, CA
Great climbing! We brought a 60m, and rapped using the stations Oct 14, 2018