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Mt. Dana & the Dana Plateau

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Mt. Dana & the Dana Plateau 

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A 1978 winter climb of the couloir immediately lef...


Eric Burt has already posted a great description of this area under the "High Sierra" area here. I've also included it under Tuolumne Meadows because of its proximity.

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Third Pillar (Regular Route)   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a     Trad, 5 pitches   
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Tim Klein leading the .10a crack to the left of the detached flake

Third Pillar (Regular Route) 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Mt. Dana & the Dana Plateau
***After submitting this description I discovered the much better description by Eric Burt under the High Sierra area. I'll keep this description active because the Third Pillar is commonly considered a Tuolumne climb, but visit Third Pillar, Regular Route for more beta***The Third Pillar is a great little alpine climb on a very unique feature. The entire climb is pretty high quality, but its the exceptional last pitch that makes it a classic. Approach via a well-marked trail at the Tioga Lake Overl...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Third Pillar-Dana Plateau. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Third Pillar-Dana Plateau.
Photo by Blitzo.
Mono Lake from Mt. Dana. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Mono Lake from Mt. Dana.
Photo by Blitzo.
crossing the bergschrund
crossing the bergschrund
Third Pillar Dana
Third Pillar Dana
soloing the Dana couloir
soloing the Dana couloir
Tioga Lake early in the morning.
Tioga Lake early in the morning.
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