Type: TR, 15 ft
FA: Elliott Robinson c. 1990
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Shared By: Bruce Morris on Sep 29, 2014
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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details


'Conan the Barbarian' [5.11+] is an overhanging boulder crack on a small clifflet at the extreme east end of Olmsted Canyon.


Go to "Broken Arrow" (5.13c) finger crack at the east end of Olmsted Canyon and follow low cliffs right back toward the Tioga Road until you reach the Conan Formation, which is the last cliff:

N 37* 48.973'
W 119* 29.123'
El 8,481ft




Bruce Morris
Soulsbyville, CA
Bruce Morris   Soulsbyville, CA
These cracks are on what is called the Roof Crack Wall in the new Charlie Barrett bouldering guide to T. Meadows. Oct 10, 2014
David Dennis
High Sierra
David Dennis   High Sierra
Great cracks! Might want to bring the tape as they are both overhanging and grainy. Or you could just put your man pants on. I brought the tape, though. Mar 7, 2015
Bruce Morris
Soulsbyville, CA
Bruce Morris   Soulsbyville, CA
I gather that the left-facing tips dihedral between the two Conan cracks has not yet gone free. Looks very hard to me. Takers? The Tioga Pass Rd. is going to be open fairly soon. Apr 13, 2015
The middle crack is in the neighborhood of v10, around 2007 Feb 22, 2016