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Route History:

  • First Ascent: Warren Harding, Al MacDonald, Glen Denny (with help from Les Wilson, Chris Westphal & George Whitmore), 1961


Located in West Face approx:
Long/Lat: -119.647464,37.712844

Route Grade Citations

YDS:5.7 AID:A3 AIDC:C2 NCCS:V Community registered grade
V 5.7 A3 Yosemite Climbs: Big Walls
C2F 5.7 ** The Road to the Nose
5.7 C2F ** Yosemite Big Walls

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 87%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

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Check out what is happening on West 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.