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Ragged Peak Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 10,912'
Location: 37.93282, -119.35393 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Scott O on Sep 19, 2016
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Description 

An isolated summit adjacent to the Young Lakes. Slabby and non-technical up to the final few hundred feet, where the climbing turns to a few pitches of fifth class on most aspects. Granite, of poor to moderate quality on the East Face, but seems better on the west and north facing slopes.

There is a second class route up the Southwest Slope (can be reached from the saddle east of the summit if coming from Young Lakes). This is probably the ideal descent route - I made the mistake of rapping down the northwest face and do not recommend this.

Getting There 

6.5 miles from Dog Lake trailhead, or a short scramble from the lower of the Young Lakes

Climbing Season

For the Tuolumne Meadows area.

Weather station 6.4 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Our rope winding up the east face. Leader is on th...

East Face 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Ragged Peak
From the sandy bench at the start of the technical climbing, meander up the sea of features on this broad face up toward a clearly visible tree in a notch on the ridge line. This can be done in one pitch with a 70m rope, but bring plenty of slings as the route wanders. There is a nice belay ledge halfway up the face if needed. This face is about 5.6 but made more challenging by the abundance of loose grit and rotten rock on the route. Decent protection is available. From the notch, climb a pitch...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: From the northeast - Ragged is the rightmost peak....
From the northeast - Ragged is the rightmost peak....
Rock Climbing Photo: From the northwest.
From the northwest.
Rock Climbing Photo: Approach from Young Lake
Approach from Young Lake

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