Yosemite Falls Area Rock Climbing
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
43 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',21],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',10],['Bomb',1]
Classic Climbing Routes in Yosemite Falls Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Yosemite Falls Area:
Featured Route For Yosemite Falls Area
Super Hands 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c CA
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Lower Falls Amphitheatre
Stellar crack that is perfect hands nearly the entire way up, before narrowing to fingers. Plentiful face holds, and excellent feet. ASCA 2 bolt anchor.I understand these amplitheater climbs are not in the current version of the guide because the park service is trying to keep climbing a little lower profile right next to the falls, their biggest attraction?...[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.