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Yosemite Valley Free Climbs
Authors: McNamara, Barnes, Roper, Snyder
Routes:  230 (click to see the complete route list)
Difficulty: 5.4-5.12a
Pages: 209 pages
Edition: 1st Edition, April 2003

 


Yosemite Valley Free Climbs includes over 230 of the best routes in Yosemite Valley from 16-pitch trad climbs to one-pitch sport routes. While many hard Yosemite testpieces are included, this book focuses on topropes, crags, and multi-pitch climbs in the 5.4-5.9 range. Includes formerly obscure climbs to provide more options for avoiding crowds. As in all SuperTopo books, the authors personally climbed and documented each climb with meticulous care to create the most detailed and accurate topos ever published.

Features available in both Print Books and eBooks:  
Most accurate & detailed topos ever!
First ascent history by Steve Roper
Nearly every route personally climbed by the authors

Itineraries for getting the most of your trip
Detailed approach and descent beta
Strategy and retreat beta

 

      View the Table of Contents and Introduction (407K)

Reviewers and Yosemite Climbing Experts praise:
  Yosemite Valley Free Climbs is the definitive topo guide to the world’s greatest rock routes. Packed full of useful tips from climbers in the know and with clear and accurate topos, it is the free climber’s Rand McNally to the vertical world.”
- Duane Raleigh, Rock & Ice Magazine

  “SuperTopo offers a clear and concise format and sets the stage for your own adventure with history to each route.”
- Conrad Anker, World Renowned Climber and Mountaineer

  Yosemite Valley Free Climbs brings back the joy and opportunity for exploratory Valley climbing adventure like that which was enjoyed using Roper’s old red and green guides—namely, finding our way to the top of Yosemite’s great formations via the natural and classic lines of our pioneer predecessors.”
– Tom Frost, Yosemite Climbing Legend

  SuperTopo has done it again! Fabulous drawings and pictures keep you from hunting to find the climbs. Now you can be a ‘Valley Virgin’ and still get in a ton of climbing.”
– Hans Florine, World Speed Climbing record holder for El Capitan’s The Nose route

Check out a review of Yosemite Valley Free Climbs at Camp 4.

 

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Complete List of Included Climbs
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Route Name Formation Review
El Capitan - The Bluffer 5.11d - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
The Bluffer
5.11d, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.11d
3 Star Rating
El Capitan - La Escuela 5.11b - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
La Escuela
5.11b, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
3
5.11b
4 Star Rating
El Capitan - Short but Thin 5.11b - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Short but Thin
5.11b, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.11b
3 Star Rating
El Capitan - Sparkling Give-away 5.11a - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Sparkling Give-away
5.11a, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.11a
2 Star Rating
El Capitan - The Mark of Art 5.10d - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
The Mark of Art
5.10d, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10d
5 Star Rating
El Capitan - Hardly Pinnacle 5.10d - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Hardly Pinnacle
5.10d, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10d
4 Star Rating
El Capitan - The Slack, Left 5.10d - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
The Slack, Left
5.10d, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10d
2 Star Rating
El Capitan - Salathe Base 5.10c - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Salathe Base
5.10c, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
2
5.10c
5 Star Rating
El Capitan - East Buttress 5.10b - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
East Buttress
5.10b, El Capitan

East Buttress with top of The Nose on left.
Photo:Mark Kroese
El Capitan
11
5.10b
3 Star Rating
El Capitan - Ahab 5.10b - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Ahab
5.10b, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10b
3 Star Rating
El Capitan - Moby Dick 5.10a - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Moby Dick
5.10a, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10a
5 Star Rating
El Capitan - Sacherer Cracker 5.10a - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Sacherer Cracker
5.10a, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
2
5.10a
5 Star Rating
El Capitan - Gollum, Left 5.10a - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
Gollum, Left
5.10a, El Capitan


Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.10a
2 Star Rating
El Capitan - La Cosita, Left 5.9 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
La Cosita, Left
5.9, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.9
4 Star Rating
El Capitan - La Cosita, Right 5.9 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click for details.
La Cosita, Right
5.9, El Capitan

The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo:Chris McNamara
El Capitan
1
5.9
4 Star Rating
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