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Routes in The Owl

Dromedary T 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Mirage T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Owl Bypass, The T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Owl Roof T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
Walrus, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Wicked Jones Crusher T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
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Type: Trad, 60 ft
FA: Dale Bard & Rick Cashner - 1980
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Shared By: Osprey Overhang on Dec 12, 2009
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details


This is a great finger crack. It is very rough and grainy so bring some tape. The crux is a short section at the bottom. Kind of similar to Tips, it sometimes has a ladder hanging from it to gain access to the good crack above. Up top, exit out right even though the chains are up and left.


This climb is on the east side of the Owl. Look for the obvious splitter when you first reach the cliff on the approach trail for The Owl Bypass.


Gear to 2.5. Bring small gear for the bottom, and extra finger sized gear for the rest.


Osprey Overhang
Osprey Overhang   ...
A top rope can be placed on this crack by climbing a bushy ledge left of the climb. Dec 12, 2009

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