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Western Front

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Ace in the Hole S,TR 
Deadheads Delight S,TR 
Fiji Time T 
Green Eggs and Ham T,TR 
March of Dimes S,TR 
New Tricks for Old Dogs S,TR 

Western Front Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.87652, -119.41311 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 8, 2006
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Description 

The Western Front offers a half dozen single pitch (80') slab routes (5.9-5.10b). All are R/X as leads, but are easily toproped.

Alan Nelson (1959-2007) did most of the FAs in 1987.

Left --> Right:

1) Fiji Time ( 5.11b/c)
2) Green Eggs and Ham (5.9)
3) March of Dimes (5.10a)
4) New Tricks for Old Dogs (5.10b)
5) Touch of Grey (5.9)
6) Ace in the Hole (5.10a)
7) Deadheads Delight (5.9)

Getting There 

Park at Cathedral Creek.

Follow the climbers' trail across it to the north, towards the west side of Daff Dome.

Before you reach that area, this cliff is on the right after a short distance.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.3 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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]


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Rock Climbing Photo: Western Front (Panoramic Composite)
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Rock Climbing Photo: climbers on the western front.
climbers on the western front.
Rock Climbing Photo: Western Front slab
Western Front slab

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By M.Morley
Administrator
From: Sacramento, CA
Sep 6, 2010
The Western Front offers a half dozen single pitch (80') slab routes (5.9-5.10b). All are R/X as leads, but are easily toproped.

Alan Nelson (1959-2007) did most of the FAs in 1987.

Left --> Right:

1) Green Eggs and Ham (5.9)
2) March of Dimes (5.10a)
3) New Tricks for Old Dogs (5.10b)
4) Touch of Grey (5.9)
5) Ace in the Hole (5.10a)
6) Deadheads Delight (5.9)
By aliebling
Jul 24, 2011
The climbs are perfect for introducing/reinforcing friction climbing techniques on sticky granite.
By Bruce Morris
From: Belmont, CA
Sep 17, 2014
The NPS Tuolumne Meadows trail crew recently (August 2014) improved the trail leading up to the Western Front and all the way to West Crack.

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