La Cosita, Left, El Capitan 5.9

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 45 minutes
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 10 minutes
Number of pitches: 1
Height of route: 80'
Overview
This is one of the steepest 5.7s in Yosemite and a great climb to toprope. A brief chimney leads to bulging rock with huge jugs. A 5.9 variation on the left is steep and spooky. This route stays in the shade into early afternoon.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: May 2, 2011
El Capitan - La Cosita, Left 5.9 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
The base routes are scattered to the left of the SE Buttress.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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