Yellow Corner

Page Type Page Type: Route
Location Lat/Lon: 34.69560°N / 98.6659°W
Additional Information Route Type: Technical Rock Climb - Traditional
Additional Information Time Required: Less than two hours
Additional Information Difficulty: 5.6
Sign the Climber's Log


From the picnic area, hike past the rock cabin southeast on a well-used trail. A hundred yard or so past the cabin, the trail climbs a rocky hill. Turn right at the top of the hill and head southwest. The trail will circle around toward the creek and enter the woods. After a hundred yards or so, the trail will leave the woods and cross the creek. After the crossing, climb a slight grade to the top of the ridge where you will be able to see Wizard Wall on the left and great views down the canyon. The trail drops down the right side and crosses the creek again. Follow a sandy trail for about 100 yards. Look for Zoo Wall high and to the right. Don't go too far, and cross the creek again shortly after Zoo Wall. Follow the switchbacks up to Zoo Wall. There is also a class 4 gully to the right of the route which a more direct approach.

Route Description

Yellow Corner gets it's name from the yellow lichen which is near the crux of the route.

Start on blocky terrain directly above the tree. Traverse slighly to the right and intercept the corner. The crux is at the start of the corner. Do this section, then exit to the right. Climb another corner, then traverse to the left near a bush. After the bush, go straight up, then right into a chimney where you will finish on blocky terrain. Rappel from the anchors above middle Zoo Wall. 120 feet.

Yellow Corner: Route #2. Click to enlarge.

Essential Gear

Medium pro and a set of stoppers. Lots and lots of long runners. Save some gear for your anchor at the top. Helmet. One 60 meter rope.

Miscellaneous Info

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