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5.13a, Trad, 1000 ft (303 m), 10 pitches, Grade IV,  Avg: 4 from 2 votes
FA: Lucho Rivera and Cedar Wright - Nov 2019
California > Yosemite NP > Yosemite Valley > Valley S Side > Leaning Tower Area > Fifi Buttress
Access Issue: Latest updates on Covid and falcon closures. Details

Description

Second, seventh and ninth pitch are the crux pitches of the route. Majority of crux sections are protected by bolts. Route is set up for rappelling if desired. High quality rock climbing on a cool steep section of Fifi Buttress.

Location

Route is right above the start of the long approach ledge on Fifi. Walk onto approach ledge. Just after the beginning of the approach ledge a few large block are passed, route starts on the north side of these blocks. On the left most side of these blocks theres a short hand crack which leads to a wide crack and an alcove above. Continue up passed alcove to first belay. 

Protection

12 draws 6 slings , single set up to .75 , double set from 1-3 inch , medium nuts and a tag line if youre rappelling.

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Route Path
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Mini-trax while working Pitch 5 before the First Ascent
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