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Olmsted Canyon Left Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.81242, -119.48933 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Tyler Williams on Jul 31, 2015
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Description 

A few routes on the wall above the lagoon seen immediately upon entering Olmsted canyon.

Getting There 

Park for Olmsted Canyon. Follow a trail north into it, and watch on your left for the lagoon.

Climbing Season

For the Olmsted Canyon area.

Weather station 6.0 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['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 Olmsted Canyon Left

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Olmsted Canyon Left:
Creature from the Black Lagoon   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Hillary going for the foot traverse approach on Cr...

Creature from the Black Lagoon 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Olmsted Canyon Left
A novelty route mostly, traverse along a flaring crack about 4ft above the "black lagoon" for maybe 50 ft, and then head up a 40ft 5.9 hand crack. I've tried traversing with feet in the crack and doing the tipsy shuffle, or traversing with hands in the crack. It felt very different but about the same difficulty either way.See the awesome updated (4th ed.) Reid/Falkenstein guide for more info....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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