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Approach to Swiss Cheese Wall

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1.1 mi 1.8 km
Length
71 ft 22 m
Ascent
-289 ft -88 m
Descent

For the approach, do not skirt the backside (east face) of Power Dome. Rather, hike SE to get around Power Dome and cross the creek early. Go up the slope on the other side of the creek (E side) and hike south toward the high point of the dome to your south that is next to the canyon, which is the top of Swiss Cheese Wall. It should take about an hour or less.

Access to the base of the wall is via rappel. The only route with anchors currently equipped with chains and rings is "Swiss Cheese." The first rappel anchor is located roughly at the top of the dome a few meters past the south side of a large block (approx. N 37° 3'56.92", W 118°57'36.93" ). Make 3 rappels down to the base of the climbs. The 3rd rappel requires two ropes and is too long for a even a single 80m rope.