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Location: 37.72051, -119.62952 View Map  Incorrect?
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"This is one of the most condensed areas in Yosemite. You will find fun problems of all levels on tight-grained featured rock." -Yosemite Valley Bouldering Supertopo

Getting There 

Park at the turnout (GPS: 37.72055074544388, -119.62950468063354) just before the road to El Cap bridge, or park where the road from El Cap bridge meets the south side drive. Follow a trail near the turnouts into the woods that leads to the main foot path that parallels the road. From here follow a worn trail towards Higher Cathedral Rock. After about 1000 ft. you will see the boulders left of the trail.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cathedral Boulders:
So Good   V5 6C     Boulder, 15'   The King Boulder
The Octagon   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   The Hex Boulder
The Hexcentric   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   The Hex Boulder
The King   V7 7A+     Boulder, 15'   The King Boulder
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Rick Cashner at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitz...
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Coiler at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.
Coiler at Cathedral Boulders. Photo by Blitzo.

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