Tempest, El Capitan A4 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: 26
Height of route: 2700'
Overview
Tempest is a modern wall route that follows short and usually thin features linked by rivets and hooks. It goes through one of the coolest and most continually vertical and overhanging stretches of El Cap. It has gotten fairly popular for a hard route.
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El Capitan - Tempest A4 5.8 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
This is a VERY approximate drawing of where the route goes.
Photo: Chris McNamara
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