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The Cookie is a classic Yosemite crack area. It contains some of the world's best crack climbs.
This cliff is about 1/2 mile down the canyon from the Cascade Creek bridge.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Cookie Cliff:
The Elevator Shaft 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R Trad, 2 pitches, 230'
Beverly's Tower 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Meat Grinder 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Vendetta 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad, 5 pitches, 350'
Wheat Thin 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Outer Limits 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, 2 pitches, 190'
Waverly Wafer 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 85'
Twilight Zone 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Catchy 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Catchy Corner 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 150'
Butterfingers 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Jardine's Hand 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 115'
Aftershock 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 80'
The Enema 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Hardd 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Butterballs 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Crack-a-Go-Go 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Red Zinger 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
America's Cup 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Cookie Monster 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 2 pitches
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Wheat Thin 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Cookie Cliff
This route is a fun pitch that starts on the right side of the ledge gained after climbing Beverly's Tower. Start up toward the obvious large flake, the technical crux comes before reaching the bolts, so bring some small cams for the initial moves, which work out better than you think. Gain the huge flake and lieback your way to the top. The book calls this "very airy", and I would agree wholeheartedly. Expect some runouts b\w bolts. Finish with a traverse to the bolted anchors above Butterbal...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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