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Routes in Mid Dome

Chore Boy S 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Country Boy T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Cut My Hair S 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Fight Fire with Fire S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Hoser T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
I Boinked Your Wife TR 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
McHammer T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Opera Low Angle T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Puppet Master S 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
Rawl Will S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Right Parallel Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Seafood Platter T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
Slave Driver S 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Type: Trad, 180 ft
FA: Errett Allen, Karen Young and Bill (Blitzo) Serniuk
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Shared By: Aron Quiter on Aug 28, 2003
Admins: Aron Quiter, Lurker, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

This route ascends the right side of a large flake-like pillar on the left side of Mid Dome. Look for the pillar, and then several bolts on a face above the pillar.

Climb the left side of the 30' pillar, and then attack the lightly featured slab face directly above the pillar. Climbing left from the top of this pillar is another (barely) bolted route, known as figth fire with fire (5.11a). After the 3rd bolt, holds dissappear entirely and the crux is getting up this blank face to a seam that runs horizontally across the face. After the seam the route is still blank, and REALLY run out, but climbing isn't as difficult due to a decrease in angle.

Walk off to the left, or belay someone from either the cracks or a tree. You'll need a 60 meter rope to belay from the tree and some long slings.

Protection

A couple of small ~.5-1.5" cams for the initial crack, and gear (or slings) of any size for an anchor up top. 3 bolts also protect the face climbing.

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Good rock. Good route! Aug 24, 2010
Blitzo
 
Blitzo  
 
Actually the first ascent was Errett Allen, Karen Young and Bill (Blitzo) Serniuk. Errett led and drilled the bolts. Sep 6, 2006

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