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18 - Generator Station

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Conductor Crack TR 
Cool Wheel (aka The Gauntlet) T,TR 
Generator Crack T,TR 

18 - Generator Station Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 3,500'
Location: 37.722, -119.70323 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Aaron S on Apr 26, 2007
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Directly off of highway 140 and pleasantly located right next to the Merced River for some post ow swimming.

Getting There 

There is a small pullout on the right (heading into the Valley) just before the old generator station on the 140.

Climbing Season

Weather station 6.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in 18 - Generator Station

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for 18 - Generator Station:
Generator Crack   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, TR, 60'   
Conductor Crack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     TR, 1 pitch, 45'   
Cool Wheel (aka The Gauntlet)   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 20'   
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Generator Crack 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : 18 - Generator Station
How is this route not on here yet? This is the classic "Let's go flail on an off width since we're in Yosemite" climb. There is literally no approach and it is super easy to TR. So if you want to try out a 5.10 ow in Yosemite, throw on a toprope and commence struggling. Most people I’ve talked to seem to think the bottom section is the crux but I don’t think it’s too bad if you have some basic leavitation technique. Transitioning into the squeeze up higher however, is a grunt any way I k...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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