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Table of contents

1. Serenity Crack Area 22 routes in Area

Unknown, Trad and Sport
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Rupto Pac 5.11c Sport
2 ** Super Slab

From where the approach trail meets the cliff head up and left along the face for about 180 ft, passing one bolt line, looking for a left facing corner with blocky climbing up and right up the corner with a bolt line rising up and rightwards (for three bolts, then curving back left) on the face to the left of the corner.

P1. 140ft, 5.2, to a large ledge with thin crack in the back. (Supertopo guide shows three bolts -- they don't exist as of 2014, and no sign of their ever having existed.) P2. 150ft 5.7. Climb up the thin crack, then up poorly protected face to a splitter crack, then crack/chimney system to a ledge and tree.

P3. 100ft. 5.7. Walk to the left edge of the ledge, then step left off the edge into a crack and flake system. Climb up this trending leftwards to a solid crack then up to a hanging belay (bolts). (Link P3 and P4 with a 70m rope to avoid hanging belay.)

P4. 5.8 110ft. Climb up the obvious crack system above the belay, step right as it peters out to another crack system, and up past a small roof to the belay on a small ledge (bolts).

P5. Climb up the cracks above to the wide-fingers steeper final section (5.9), then step left to the anchor (bolts).

Rap to the hanging belay, then from there off the left edge of the ramp to a tree, then to the ground.

FA: Gene Drake, Rex Spaith, 1971

5.9 Trad 500ft 5
3 Peter's Out 5.12 Unknown
4 Trial by Fire 5.8 Trad
5 Deminonde 5.11c Sport
6 Lethal Weapon 5.11d Unknown
7 Endorphine 5.11d Unknown
8 * Adrenaline 5.11b Trad
9 *** Serenity Crack

FA: Glen Denny, Les Wilson, 1961

FFA: Tom Higgins, Chris Jones, 1967

5.10d Trad 360ft
10 New Generation 5.12a Unknown
11 * Maxine's Wall 5.10c Trad
12 ** Firefingers 5.11b Unknown
13 Pigs in Space 5.12 Unknown
14 Mother of the Future 5.11a Unknown
15 Permanent Waves Unknown
16 Deviltry 5.11a R Unknown
17 Holy Diver 5.11 Unknown
18 * Hell's Hollow 5.10a Unknown
19 *** Sons of Yesterday 5.10a Trad 790ft
20 Ahwahnee Buttress 5.10d Unknown
21 Moan Fest

This climb was the first free route up the buttress, it was done before the much better Sons, Sons was full of dirt and took months of cleaning with ice axes and thats why I chose this line, it isn't recommended at all, do Sons.

FA: Dimitri Barton-Steve Gerberding

5.10c R Unknown
22 Firefingers (1st pitch) {AU} YDS:5.10c Unknown 82ft

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style
5.8 Trial by Fire Trad
5.9 ** Super Slab Trad 500ft 5
5.10a * Hell's Hollow Unknown
*** Sons of Yesterday Trad 790ft
5.10c Firefingers (1st pitch) Unknown 82ft
* Maxine's Wall Trad
Moan Fest Unknown
5.10d Ahwahnee Buttress Unknown
*** Serenity Crack Trad 360ft
5.11a Deviltry Unknown
Mother of the Future Unknown
5.11b * Adrenaline Trad
** Firefingers Unknown
5.11c Deminonde Sport
Rupto Pac Sport
5.11 Holy Diver Unknown
5.11d Endorphine Unknown
Lethal Weapon Unknown
5.12a New Generation Unknown
5.12 Peter's Out Unknown
Pigs in Space Unknown
? Permanent Waves Unknown