An Enormous Crack Has Appeared on Royal Arches, One of Yosemite’s Most Iconic Routes

September 8, 2023

Of the many climbing zones in Yosemite, Royal Arches is one of the most iconic. It’s an amazing piece of nature; a band of rock that soars towards the sky at a relatively easy grade. But climbers last month came across a new feature on the cliff: a massive crack running up the face. The Inertia