Southwest Face, Liberty Cap C2 5.8

   
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 2-3 days
Approach time: 3 hours
Descent time: 1.5 hours
Number of pitches: 11
Height of route: 1100'
Overview
Rising above thundering Nevada Fall, the Southwest Face has a good collection of moderately difficult quality cracks. While the hardest pitches are C2, this is not a great first wall because of a few tricky clean aid placements, many natural anchors, and bad hauling. Except for Pitch 5 (the overhanging bolt ladder) the route would probably go free at 5.12. This is overall a little easier than the Regular Route of Half Dome.
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Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: June 26, 2009
Liberty Cap - Southwest Face C2 5.8 - Yosemite Valley, California USA. Click to Enlarge
Photo: Chris McNamara
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