Avg: 2.5 from 22 votes
|Type:||Trad, 190 ft (58 m)|
|FA:||Bob Steed, Erin Takagishi, 10/06|
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|Shared By:||Bryan G on Feb 12, 2012|
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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.
It is best climbed in one long pitch, but you can stop and hang out at an anchor half way up if you want. This intermediate anchor also allows you to rap with one rope, or set up a toprope on the first 90'.
I found the climb to be pretty sustained and one of the harder ones we did at the Cookie Sheet. If you've never heard sticky rubber "squeak", you will on this mirror like polish. After the final bolt, I traversed right to a featured corner which leads to the anchor. Bolts tend to be about 20ft apart on this one.