Type: Trad
FA: Don Reid and Jay Fiske, 1975.
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Shared By: Blitzo on Oct 16, 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

Description

Climb face and a offwidth crack, left of "Five and Dime".

Protection

Pro to 6".

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Sirius
Oakland, CA
 
Sirius   Oakland, CA
 
Burly crux.

Easy to build TR anchors if you don't have the gear (or the nuts) to lead it. Apr 14, 2007
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
 
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
 
Most will want a couple LARGE pieces (#5 Camalot and larger) or be prepared to run it out towards the top. With only one #5, I ended up backing off on lead and opted for the top-rope instead. Aug 23, 2007
Aron Quiter
Oakland, CA
Aron Quiter   Oakland, CA  
This is one of the first routes I did in Yosemite, almost 10 years ago. I had major problems with the crux, and think I was crying by the time I finally got to the top of the climb! Jan 13, 2008
Will S
Joshua Tree
  5.9
Will S   Joshua Tree
  5.9
If you use the cheater flake inside, this is pretty light for the grade. Jun 3, 2011
Colin Brochard
Austin
 
Colin Brochard   Austin
 
found this pretty burly, TR'ing Five and Dime went much more smoothly... Jan 25, 2018