Lost Arrow Spire, intermediate belay on the 2nd pi...
Tremendous exposure. This is a great route to prepare you for aiding on big walls. The route requires passing a knot as you have to rappel into the notch with 2 ropes tied together.
From Camp 4 take the trail to the top of Yosemite Falls. At the top, cross the creek and follow second-class slabs along the rim and you'll see the spire (be careful if you slip -- you die...)
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
3 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Lost Arrow Spire Direct 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Lost Arrow Spire
"With an easier approach than Half Dome, plenty of easy to moderate climbing and plush bivy ledges, Lost Arrow Direct is an excellent introductory wall. Nearby Yosemite Falls is stunning. The climbing is neither too steep nor too serious. This route is more involved and therefore harder than the South Face of Washington Column or Skull Queen but easier than The Prow."-SupertopoThe Supertopo beta has all that you should need. You can fill up water when the falls are pumping on the approach as you...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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