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Chute Me T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Five Ten, You Wuss T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Ground Effects S,TR 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
Jailbreak Finish T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Jog Corner T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lambda, Lambda, Lambda T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Lampoon T,TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a X
Left North Book T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Little Sheba Continuation T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Little Sheeba T,TR 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Nerve Wrack Point T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
On the Lamb T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Right North Book T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b R
Silent Shout S 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a
Sleeper T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Tectonomagmatic T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Tony's Pony T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
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Type: Trad
FA: Greg Barnes et al.
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Shared By: Josh Janes on Sep 21, 2006
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details


The exact location of this great finish to On the Lamb is hard to describe, but basically, it heads up from that route just as the climbing eases off. It is right of the route Carpet Crawler at some large hollow blocks below a short, left-facing corner. Climb up this to a bolt, then continue to a bolted anchor (with the words "jail" and "break" on the bolts). This anchor is only 30' above On the Lamb. From here, follow a left-leaning dike past bolts and up to a bolted belay in a hole. One final, easier pitch leads up past a few more bolts to a gear anchor near the top of Lamb Dome. This is a fine way to finish On the Lamb -- the climbing is steep & clean and allows for a nice way to summit the formation.


Mostly draws & some gear from On the Lamb for the final anchor.


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It is good to safe some gear to make an anchor at the start of this var. in the crack of On the Lam. Making anchor in the corner according to Supertopo guidebook doesnt make sense and is not comfortable. The few flakes after the corner dont seem to be solid enough.

The switch from pumpy crackclimbing to delicate knobbing is a nice challenge. Jun 9, 2016
flagstaff, AZ
  5.9 R
markguycan   flagstaff, AZ
  5.9 R
Only 1 bolt on the last pitch, easier than the previous ...but-- heads up!! Oct 29, 2017

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