Kurt Smith on the first ascent of "Powerslave...
Yosemite Falls is the seventh highest water fall in the world. The Upper Falls drops 1,430 feet. An intermediate chain of cascades drops another 675 feet. The Lower Falls drops another 320 feet.
On the Upper Falls Wall is the famous Lost Arrow Spire.
Several grade VI routes also exist here.
The Lower Falls Amphitheatre offers quality climbing.
Sunnyside Bench and the Five Open Books are also quite popular.
Take the Lower Yosemite Falls Trail to access The lower areas.
Weather station 0.7 miles from here
36 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',16],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',1]
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Dagger 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Lower Falls Amphitheatre
Dagger is the striking line to the left of Super hands. Climb past two bolts to enter the corner system/ chimney. Thin hands and stemming with an occasional chimney move will get you to a two bolted anchor. The climbing felt very sustained at 5.10+ the entire way. You can rappel with a single sixty meter rope but you’ll have to down climb for about five feet....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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On the Trail to Sunnyside Bench 1975.
Indica Point and Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
On this cold winter morning, the first rays of sun...
Just playing around before heading up to the lower...
Upper Yosemite Falls. Photo by Blitzo.
Lower Falls-Posterized. Photo by Blitzo.