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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Royal Robbins, Mike Sherrick & Jerry Gallwas, 1957


Located in Northwest Face approx:
Long/Lat: -119.535426,37.745412

Route Grade Citations

5.12b Community registered grade
VI 5.9 A2 or 5.12 Yosemite Climbs: Big Walls
5.12 or 5.9 C3 *** Yosemite Big Walls
5.12 or 5.9 C1 *** Yosemite Ultra Classics
VI 5.9 A2 or 5.12 *** Rock Climbing Yosemite Free Climbs
VI 5.9 A2 or 5.12 *** Rock Climbing Yosemite's Select
5.12 or 5.9 C3 *** The Road to the Nose
VI 5.8 C1 or 5.12b

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 99%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

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Check out what is happening on Regular Northwest Face (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.