Dihedral Wall Base, El Capitan A1 or C2+

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

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Avg time to climb route: 2 hours
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 20 minutes
Number of pitches: 2
Height of route: 280'
Overview
These two pitches ascend the lower portion of an enormous 600-foot dihedral. The aid on these pitches is slightly harder than anything you will find on The Nose. Nonetheless, these pitches are great training for the Changing Corners pitch and pitch below the Glowering Spot.

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  • Yosemite Climbs: Big Walls, by Don Reid
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El Capitan - Dihedral Wall Base A1 or C2+ - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
The first two pitches.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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