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|Type:||Trad, 200 ft (61 m), 3 pitches, Grade II|
|FA:||Jim Pettigrew, Will Tyree and Phil Bircheff, January 1972|
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|Shared By:||john durr on Jul 25, 2009|
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Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions.
Yosemite National Park has yearly closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15.
Always check the Yosemite website Peregrine Closure page at nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/… for the most current details and park alerts, and to learn more about the peregrine falcon, and how closures help it survive. This page also shares closures and warning due to current fires, smoke, etc.
Three short pitches are recommended because you are likely to get rope drag.
Pitch 1 climb up to the bush, liebacking a wide bit (great #4 camelot here). Lieback past a insecure chimney to a finger/thin hand crack. Continue to a great ledge with a gear belay of small to medium cams. Excellent sustained climbing with great gear 5.10-.
Pitch 2 continue up the finger crack corner as it widens to off width, past a great knob. Gear belay just above the bulge on a great ledge. 5.9-.
Pitch 3 continue up the infrequent incipient finger crack with perfect small cams for gear and big knobs. 5.8-. Wrap some blocks on top for a belay.