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Harlequin Dome  


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Location: 37.84009, -119.45521 View Map  Incorrect?
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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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leading p2 on the sting

The Sting 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Harlequin Dome
One of the best trad multipitch climbs of its grade in Tuolumne. Varied and sustained climbing with great position and excellent exposure combined with good protection makes it super fun.Pitch 1 climbs the excellent hand and finger crack first pitch of Hoodwink 5.8 and gear belay. Combining this short pitch with the next pitch is not recommended.Pitch 2 ascends moderate climbing right past two pins and two bolts. At the second bolt, improbable thin face climbing leads hard left past 5.9+ with...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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