Elevation: 9,673 ft
GPS: 37.856, -119.426 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: RichLarge on Dec 30, 2006
Admins: M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Medlicott Dome is perhaps the best crag in Tuolumne with a high concentration of great climbs.

Getting There

For an approach we drove 5.1 miles from the meadows store to a small pullout on the left (per a newish Reid/Falkenstein guide, '09?), hiked a climber's trail eastward to a well maintained trail (Tenaya Lake Trail), turned right here and in about 100 yards came to another climber's trail on the left marked with a small cairn. From here the trail pretty much takes a straight, aerobic, uphill line to the base of the cliff at the Smithers route.

51 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Medlicott Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 125
Shagadelic
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 52
The Yawn
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 48
Super Chicken
Trad 2 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 25
Goldmember
Trad
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 56
Excellent Smithers
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 21
Pretty in Pinkpoint, P1
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
 23
Ciebola
Trad 2 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b X
 5
You Asked For It
Trad 4 pitches
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 11
Titty Twister
Sport, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 24
15 Minutes of Fame
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 23
Scorpion
Trad 3 pitches
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X
 9
Bachar-Yerian
Trad 4 pitches
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
 14
Wailing Wall
Trad 4 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13
 7
Shipoopi!
Sport 4 pitches
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 5
The Lighter Side
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Shagadelic W Face, Center
 125
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad 4 pitches
The Yawn W Face, Left
 52
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 4 pitches
Super Chicken W Face, Left
 48
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad 2 pitches
Goldmember W Face, Center
 25
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
Excellent Smithers W Face, Center
 56
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad 4 pitches
Pretty in Pinkpoint, P1 W Face, Right
 21
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Ciebola W Face, Right
 23
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad 2 pitches
You Asked For It W Face, Right
 5
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b X Trad 4 pitches
Titty Twister Wart (aka Lake of the…
 11
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
15 Minutes of Fame W Face, Right
 24
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Scorpion W Face, Left
 23
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad 3 pitches
Bachar-Yerian W Face, Right
 9
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X Trad 4 pitches
Wailing Wall W Face, Left
 14
5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad 4 pitches
Shipoopi! W Face, Right
 7
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a PG13 Sport 4 pitches
The Lighter Side W Face, Left
 5
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
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