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Harlequin Dome  


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Location: 37.84009, -119.45521 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Josh Janes on Sep 21, 2006
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The view towards Half Dome from the top of Harlequ...

Description 

Similar to Phobos/Diemos in nature (south-facing, warm, steep, one-to-three pitch climbs), but different in that the climbs are a little more wandering and the approach is much easier.

Getting There 

Park at the Tenaya Lake parking lot, cross the street, and hike up slabs to a short headwall (which can be passed at the far left via two or three moves of 5.0). Continue up on a good trail to the base of the cliff.

Climbing Season



Weather station 8.6 miles from here

8 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',4],['5.11',3],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Harlequin Dome:
Hoodwink   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 420'   
The Sting   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 5 pitches, 500'   
By Hook or By Crook   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13     Trad, 3 pitches   
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By Hook or By Crook 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Harlequin Dome
By Hook or By Crook is an awesome, technical, and thought-provoking three-pitch climb up Harlequin Dome -- a candidate for one of the best 5.11's in Tuolumne. P1: Begin at a shallow, right-leaning, right-facing dihedral at the center of the wall, near a large pine. Recent rockfall has made this pitch more difficult and more dangerous -- a stick clip for the first bolt is highly recommended. Ascend this corner via smears and powerful liebacks until a stance at the original anchor below a roof....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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