10 - The Cookie Cliff Rock Climbing
Merced in the spring. Just below The Cookie Cliff.
The Cookie is a classic Yosemite crack area. It contains some of the world's best crack climbs.
"Outer Limits", "Meat Grinder", "Red Zinger", "Butterfingers", "Wheat Thin", "Waverly Wafer" and "Crack-A-Go-Go" are a few of the classics found in this area.
This cliff is about 1/2 mile down the canyon from the Cascade Creek bridge.
Park in a pullout on the river side of the road. The approach is obvious.
Weather station 6.1 miles from here
32 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',9],['3 Stars',17],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in 10 - The Cookie Cliff
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 10 - The Cookie Cliff:
Anathema 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 65'
Vendetta 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 5 pitches, 350'
Wheat Thin 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Catchy 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Hardd 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
The Enema 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Pringles 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Sport, 75'
Crack-a-Go-Go 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Butterballs 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Red Zinger 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
America's Cup 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Featured Route For 10 - The Cookie Cliff
Waverly Wafer 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b California
: Yosemite National Park
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By far, the most classic way to start up the Nabisco Wall!Get stoked and jam a mellow gold/blue Camalot-sized crack, taking advantage of face holds and stems...Enter the flare pod (#4 C4 Camalot)...If you've been right-side in and got spanked at the top of the pod, then next time try the secret beta of going left-side in...Use good technique or you may still get spanked-hard by the flare but you'll be set up to jam the green Camalot size splitter to the top. A hard size for most anyone to ...[more] Browse More Classics in California
By Osprey Overhang
Feb 23, 2010
They say Hawaii is a winter wonderland. I don't think they have ever been to the Cookie!
By Stefano Prezioso
From: Denver, CO
Jun 3, 2012
If someone has all the relevant information, adding Stigma (the 5.13 seam where the approach trail meets the wall) would be great. I just aided it today for practice and was surprised to see that it was missing from MP. I just don't know all the information to do a good job of adding the route, otherwise I would myself.