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Routes in Southern Blonde

Cajun Spice Girls T 5.9- 5c 17 VI 16 HVS 4c
Dick See Chicks S 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Unknown S 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
What A Face S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Elevation: 4,702 ft
GPS: 36.584, -118.116 Google Map · Climbing Map
Page Views: 1,070 total, 13/month
Shared By: Blitzo on Feb 16, 2011
Admins: Aron Quiter, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Southern Blonde is a SW facing triangle shaped formation located about 0.8 miles, heading south on Horseshoe Meadows Rd. "What a Face" (5.9***), "Cajun Spice Girls" (5.9***) and "Dick See Chicks" (5.10a***). Two unnamed routes lie on a boulder, a short distance up and right of this formation. Both are bolted. The left one is (5.10c) and the right (5.10b).

Getting There

Drive south on Horseshoe Meadows Rd. After 0.8 miles, turn left on a beat-up paved road. This area will be seen to the left.

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Bryan G   Yosemite
Even though the formation is south facing, this isn't the best cold-weather crag because the climbs start out of a tight corridor at the base, leaving the belayer to suffer in the shade. Mar 20, 2011

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