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Five Open Books Area Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.74773, -119.59758 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This very popular area offers several good routes. It can be quite crowded, so watch out for rockfall.

Getting There 

Take the Lower Yosemite Falls Trail to just before the bridge. Follow a climber's trail to the left.

Climbing Season



Weather station 0.8 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',6],['5.9',1],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',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 Five Open Books Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Five Open Books Area:
Munginella   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Five Open Books
Selaginella   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 560'   Second Tier
The Caverns   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Five Open Books
Try Again Ledge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   Five Open Books
Commitment   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 3 pitches   Five Open Books
The Surprise   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   Five Open Books
Werner's Ant Trees   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   Five Open Books
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Rock Climbing Photo: Cathy Dececco follows P2 of Commitment.

Commitment 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Five Open Books
This climb is in the next book right of "Munginella".Either climb a curving corner or a crack to the right to a belay.Climb unprotected face to the corner and continue to a tree.Continue up to a roof, traverse under it to it's end and follow the corner to the top.Descend to the left. be careful not to knock rocks off, onto climbers below....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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