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14 - Cascade Area

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Pat and Jack Pinnacle 

14 - Cascade Area Rock Climbing 


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Description 

Cascade Falls is a beautiful waterfall in the Lower Merced Canyon.
This area offers easy to very hard climbing on awesome rock.

Getting There 

Park at the parking area at Cascade Bridge.
Approaches are obvious.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.2 miles from here

42 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',19],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',2],['5.8',8],['5.9',6],['5.10',15],['5.11',4],['5.12',5],['5.13',1],['>=5.14',1],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 14 - Cascade Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 14 - Cascade Area:
Nurdle   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Golden Needles   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches   Cascade Falls - Left
Suds   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 120'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
The Super Slacker Highway   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 8 pitches, 600'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Babble On   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Desperate Straights   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Boneheads   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Knob Job   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 200'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Knuckleheads   5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Polymastia   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Sherrie's Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
G-Man Extension (not Book'em, Dano)   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 80'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Skinheads   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 165'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
The Tube   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Desperado   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Rocky Horror Show   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Underclingon   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Fish Crack   5.12- 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Cascade Falls - Left
Crimson Cringe   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 115'   Cascade Falls - Left
The Phoenix   5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c     Trad, 1 pitch, 130'   Cascade Falls - Upper
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Rock Climbing Photo: The Tube. It's about to get hard...

The Tube 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pat and Jack Pinnacle
Climb the somewhat strenuous corner to some good knobs. Climb the knobs to the blank section of the corner. Use tubing, the mixture of corner and chimney technique to get through this blank section. There is a good hold as a reward at the end of the crux. The fall at the crux is not the cleanest, but as far as the 5.11s go in the Valley, this one is on the easier side. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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