New Dawn, El Capitan A3 5.8

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 7 days
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 4 hours
Number of pitches: 28
Height of route: 2700'
Overview
Long, clean and beautiful, New Dawn is the more natural line for access to the upper pitches of the Wall of Early Morning Light. The route visits at least four classic bivy ledges. Climbing is relatively moderate, of about the same difficulty as Mescalito.
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El Capitan - New Dawn A3 5.8 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
New Dawn is route number 12.
Photo: Galen Rowell
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