This is the big face on the Northwest side.
From the parking lot, go up slabs then left along the base.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Northwest Face:
Northwest Books 5.6 Trad, 2 pitches, 250 feet
Crying Time Again 5.9+ Trad, 4 pitches
Direct Northwest Face 5.10c Trad, 520 feet
Featured Route For Northwest Face
Direct Northwest Face 5.10c CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Northwest Face
An awesome crack route that is generally well-protected. Very memorable views and climbing. 3rd class up (about 150') to the base of the most obvious cracks on the NW Face and build a belay. p1- Climb a great crack to a 5.9 overlap. Pull the overlap. Book says to stop here. We continued through the next great 5.8 crack section and stopped on a roomy ledge. Right at the end of the 60m, but we could've third-classed in higher from the ground. 5.9, 200'. p2- Climb great 5.8 fingers to a .10a hands...[more] Browse More Classics in CA