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Routes in Mecca

Counterparts S 5.13c 8a+ 30 X- 31 E7 7a
Geek For A Week S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Giblit S 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Jungle Boogie S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
King and I S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
King and I S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
King for a Day S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
King for a Day S 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Mecca Lite S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Mecca Lite S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Meccaphobia S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Mechanical Advantage S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
Peasant S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Peasant S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Pilgrimage (New North Face) T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Scrubby Corner S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Shock the Monkey S 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Survivor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Survivor S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Velvet Elvis S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
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Type: Sport, 70 ft
FA: Scott Lennonx, Steve Gerberding, Al Swanson (July '03)
Page Views: 1,355 total · 28/month
Shared By: Bryan G on Oct 8, 2014
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

Description

This is a very nice sport climb, located at "Mecca" - to the left of the huge rockfall zone on the North Face. At a flat area along the base is an obvious water streak with super polished rock. The bolt line to the right of this water streak (with cold-shuts for anchors) is Mechanical Advantage (12a); the next climb to the right of that is Mecca Lite. Looking at the new Supertopo "Sport Climbs and Topropes" is probably the easiest way to get oriented in this area.

Follow the bolts past a small roof at about mid-height. Most of the difficult moves come in the form of mantels. Excellent rock.

Protection

Bolts, 2 bolt anchor/rap.

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Vlad S
 
Vlad S  
 
Thanks a lot for posting these routes. If you have any info on the other routes at mecca it would be awesome if you could post them up as well. These routes are really good and would be even better with more traffic. The supertaco guide is very confusing and is missing a lot of the routes. Not to mention that no serious climber would pay money for a toprope guide for Yosemite. Oct 9, 2014
Alexey Zelditch
San Jose
Alexey Zelditch   San Jose
yes, supertaco sport book is worst ever. Just made by left foot.
the good Mecca map and topos in Reid selected guide , 1998 edition

amazon.com/gp/search?index=… Oct 9, 2014

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