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Blue Suede Shoes

V5, Boulder, 15 ft,  Avg: 3.7 from 29 votes
FA: unknown
California > Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > Yosemite Valle… > Camp 4 Boulders > Blue Suede Shoes Boulder
Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Climb the slab just left of the featured VB descent. Extremely dependent on your footwork to start. It gets slightly easier higher up with dime edge crimps that you can actually use. Keep climbing on the crimps until you reach the very top, don't bail and finish on Red Suede Shoes.


Location

Obvious slab next to the Wine Boulder on the Horse Trail.

Protection

Pads.

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Rick Cashner on "Blue Suede Shoes".<br>
Photo by Blitzo.
[Hide Photo] Rick Cashner on "Blue Suede Shoes". Photo by Blitzo.
The shady side of the boulder. NNW I would guess.
[Hide Photo] The shady side of the boulder. NNW I would guess.
Ron Pervorse on Blue Suede Shoes, circa 2001 (when it was still a V4...)
[Hide Photo] Ron Pervorse on Blue Suede Shoes, circa 2001 (when it was still a V4...)
Blue Suede Shoes.
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Andy Liu
Eastern Sierra
  V5
[Hide Comment] Lets see the girl with the big boobs! Apr 30, 2012