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Yosemite Valley is a year-round bigwall destination. There are walls in the sun or shade ranging from 3,000 to 8,000 ft. That said, storms can hit any time of year (even in July) and can bring snow, ice, and wind.  ALWAYS climb prepared. The most popular months for bigwall climbing are May/June and Sept/Oct., but the veterans love summer climbing. In mid-summer the temps at the base, where there is no breeze, can be 120 degrees. However,  4 pitches up, it is often only in the low 80s. On shady walls(like Half Dome, Quarter Dome, etc.) people wear jackets all summer long. April and November often have 70 degree weather.


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