The Caverns, Five Open Books 5.8

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 3.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1.5-2 hours
Approach time: 20 minutes
Descent time: 20-30 minutes
Number of pitches: 4
Height of route: 350'
Overview
This is slightly easier and almost as good as Commitment.Most of the climbing is wellprotected fun liebacking with occasional jams or face climbing. The first pitch, the route?s crux, has a short but stout 5.8 lieback section. The second pitch is more sustained and features one airy lieback around a wide crack. This section is not possible to pull through on gear. Pitches 3 and 4 climb in or around the wild "Caverns". (See Try Again Ledge text for Pitches 2 and 3.)
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: May 7, 2013
Five Open Books - The Caverns 5.8 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
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