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The west face of Craig Peak
The west face of Craig Peak just below the summit. The summit block can be reached easily by climbing the talus slope off the right frame of this photo, or you can follow one of the nice looking lines up this face. Photo taken from the south ridge on August 23, 2005.

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Sajamawooow

Sajama

Voted 10/10

Nice wall and beautiful sky!
Posted Jun 7, 2006 9:02 am

AlpinistRe: wooow

Alpinist

Hasn't voted

Thanks for the vote!
Posted Jun 7, 2006 9:05 am

Dan DaltonClimb this wall!!!

Dan Dalton

Voted 10/10

It looks incredible, how is the rock quality? Can you free climb this?

Dan
Posted Mar 11, 2007 12:46 am

AlpinistRe: Climb this wall!!!

Alpinist

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The rock quality is excellent. It's pure granite. The crack doesn't look that difficult. However, my rock climbing skills are pretty average, and the route is exposed below. So I wouldn't attempt it unroped. I'm sure more skilled climbers would have no problem with it though.

There are a lot of walls like this in northern Yosemite that have probably never been climbed because they are so remote, and there are so many better routes closer to the trailheads.
Posted Mar 11, 2007 3:01 am

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AlpinistSubmitted by Alpinist
on Sep 4, 2005 4:37 pm

Image ID: 124102
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Lat/Lon: 38.12940°N / 119.5583°W
Object Title: The west face of Craig Peak

Image Type(s): Rock Climbing, Hiking, Scenery