Free falling 1,612' to the valley floor, Ribbon Falls is the highest, continuous waterfall in Yosemite and third highest of Yosemite's waterfalls. It ranks 18th highest in the world. Ribbon Falls Amphitheatre is a spectacular place offering great climbing and an awesome view of the West Face of El Capitan. Climbs here range from short to big walls. Other, shorter crags are found near the area.
From the Old Big Oak Flat Road, find your way through the forest to the falls.
The Classic Layton Kor route, that splits the wall right up the middle. Thuggish climbing down low, leads to interesting aid as the original route moves up and right to TRON ledge. A very sporty pitch off of the ledge leads to the Belly crawl feature (one of a kind!)The route continues up stout hand cracks and can be rappelled up to P 9 as of 2012...[more]Browse More Classics in CA