This is the south face of the Granite Basin dome.
From parking this is the left area. It's a short distance uphill.
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Hair Raiser Buttress 5.9 R Trad, Sport, 3 pitches
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Hair Raiser Buttress 5.9 R CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : South Face
This East Side classic was first climbed by Vern Clevenger and Tom Higgins in 1975. It was climbed in the traditional runout style. Alan Hirahara added bolts to this route, but it is rumored that they have been chopped.P1: From the base of the cliff, climb scary moves off some blocks and onto this beautiful slab. 115' leads to a two-bolt belay.P2: A 5.8 pitch continues to another two-bolt belay.P3: One more 5.9 pitch leads to another two-bolt anchor.To descend, either rappel or walk off to the l...[more] Browse More Classics in CA