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Cascade Area  


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Location: 37.72623, -119.71208 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 18, 2006
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Cascade Falls. Photo by Blitzo.

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

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',2],['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]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cascade Area:
Golden Needles   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad   Cascade Falls - Left
Free Press   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 85'   Cascade Falls - Left
Fish Crack   5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b     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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Featured Route For Cascade Area
Dustin on Crimson Cringe

Crimson Cringe 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Cascade Falls - Left
A super clean and long splitter on the right side of the Cascade Falls Area (its hard to miss). It starts and ends with interesting knob climbing up a steep face. Start by climbing up a ramp then traversing right across the knobs passing a bolt to the beginning of the crack. Fingers in the beggining, stacks in the middle then lieback/underclinging up higher. Lower off the bolts. Another classic crack climb along the 140! If you want more climbing but no walking do Fish Crack as well, the finger ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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