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Yogi Crack Area Rock Climbing 

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The Yogi Crack Area is the sort of small ampitheater west and above the Gold Wall on the north side of the canyon end. The Yogi Cracks are a set of three similar crack routes that feature slippery rock and tricky protection in places. In general, the cracks get harder as they go from left (9-) to right (9+).

This area is popular with climbers looking for moderate lines. Take care here as the slippery rock and tricky protection has caused severe accidents (including one fatality) in the past.

Getting There 

The Yogis are found at the western end of the canyon where the Gold Pond is located, and west down the same canyon side as the Gold Wall.

Climbing Season

Weather station 11.3 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Yogi Crack Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Yogi Crack Area:
Hopping   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 65'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Hood TR'n Hopping

Hopping 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  AZ : *Paradise Forks : Yogi Crack Area
Hopping is the middle of the slippery Yogi Cracks. A really slick start puts you up in the right-facing corner and straight-forward climbing until you get to a right-arching finger crack section that leads to a big ledge. The crux of the route is the finger section, but you can face climb out of it to reach the ledge. Then move left and climb up via a pair of cracks leading to the rim....[more]   Browse More Classics in AZ

Photos of Yogi Crack Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rapping down 3 Yogis
Rapping down 3 Yogis
Rock Climbing Photo: The Yogi Crack Area
BETA PHOTO: The Yogi Crack Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Hanging out at the Yogi Cracks
Hanging out at the Yogi Cracks
Rock Climbing Photo: Upper part of the Yogi Cracks
Upper part of the Yogi Cracks

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