Pacific Ocean Wall, El Capitan A3 5.9

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 7 days
Approach time: 30 minutes
Descent time: 4 hours
Number of pitches: 27
Height of route: 2500'
Overview
The route follows obvious systems linked by tenuous seams and dowels. Most seams are filled with long stretches of unpleasant fixed heads, but otherwise the route is classic. The route is continuously steep and exposed until the last few pitches. Overall the climbing is a little harder than on Mescalito but not as difficult as Zenyatta Mondatta.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: October 22, 2005
El Capitan - Pacific Ocean Wall A3 5.9 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
Pacific Ocean Wall is route number 17.
Photo: Galen Rowell
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