It is almost impossible to explain the size of the nose. 3000 ft (1000m) When looking at it from the meadow below it looks big, but not that big. Only when you find some climbers through your binoculars you get an idea of the massiveness.
Allthough the rediculously fast record time is 2h36mins, most people have to commit for at least 3 days to climb the nose. Therefore “sleeping” 2 night in the wall. That is either on a natural ledge or in portaledges. 3 days, 4 peoples that means a HEAVY haulbag with water, food and material…
One of the most famous passages in the nose is the King Swing. A horizontal pendulum with nothing but 1000ft of air below you. Put on your Nike Air verticals and run forrest run
The Great Roof
Nothing but a black feature in the wall if seen from the ground, but a 30ft overhaning roof awaits on pitch 22. Only the happy few get to climb it free, Others will need a full aided hall pass.
Pitch by Pitch
31pitches, 3000ft, 3 days, 2 nights
Look here for more info about the route itself
Famous pitches like :
El Cap Tower
Boot Flake and King Swing
Lynn Hill traverse
Get an impression what the climbing is about and learn some about its history