Avg: 3 from 1 vote
|Type:||Trad, Aid, 1200 ft (364 m), 11 pitches, Grade V|
|FA:||2017 Steve Bosque, Cameron Burns, Kevin DeWeese|
|Page Views:||1,055 total · 27/month|
|Shared By:||Kevin DeWeese on Jul 22, 2018|
|Admins:||Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen|
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.
Typical Valley Aid Rack thin to wid(ish) Beaks required. Skinny Leader helpful.
Fun climbing on an imposing and beautiful wall with great views of the Spires and into the valley proper.
P1 (Wild Apes) 5.easy up long ramp to a ledge at the obvious corner system
P2 A2+ Thin beaking on fragile flakes then rivets to penji left to obvious left-facing corner system
P3 A2 Maneuver around a roof then take the right-leaning corner to belay below roof (or continue to another belay lust past the roof)
P4 A2 Move around the roof past another set of belay bolts, follow left-leaning corner to rivets and hooks to right facing flake to belay
P5 A1Move right and take path of least resistance to belay
P6 A2+ Steep Joins Learning To Crawl for 20-30' then cuts right into steep finger-sized crack system to a roof. Passing roof requires managing a guillotine flake to place follow system to belay. Shares Gemini from Roof to Anchors.
P7 C2 Wide Continue up crack to belay. Shared partly with Gemini.
P8 A2 Continue up crack, moving right at the roof to face, hook, cams, and nailing to ledge,
P9 (Northeast Buttress) 5.8
P10 (Northeast Buttress) 5.9
Retreat after pitch 2 by rapping left to connect to Learning to Crawl anchors. Retreat difficult after pitch 6
Descend as for Northeast Buttress. Walk Off