Type: Sport, 90 ft
FA: Ron Skelton, Dan McDevitt, March 1988
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Shared By: peachy spohn on Sep 17, 2009
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin ., Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park climbing closures and conditions Details

Description

Underclingon follows a beautiful arching roof to its end, where you transfer to the cool head-wall above. This transition is the crux, but is protected really well. The undercling moves out the roof are fun and solid and the footholds are nice and textured too! Once you get onto the head-wall, angle somewhat right and towards the anchors of The Tube. This way follows the top of the 12c between the two routes but is fun and interesting and there is no drag. To get to the last bolt a fun mantle move is done. A great climb.

Location

This route is located about 30 or 40 feet left of The Tube. It starts at the base (left end) of a small obvious, arching roof that is underclinged to the end.

Protection

Bolts.

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Luke Stefurak
Seattle, WA
 
Luke Stefurak   Seattle, WA
 
Very fun route. Make sure to bring a few alpine draws/slings for some of the middle/upper bolts since the route wanders a little (I used two but wished for a third). Excellent start with a tricky steep finish! Stick clipping the 1st bolt may be wise. Oct 5, 2009
FA: Ron Skelton, Dan McDevitt, 3/1988 Jan 7, 2012
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Ned  
I was just on this climb (September 2014) and couldn't find the anchors. After the 7th bolt (last bolt in the SuperTopo guide), there were no anchors to be found. I could see anchors up far and to the left, following the diagonal ramp, but getting up there requires a relatively sketchy mantle considering at that point you're 30-40 feet runout. I ended up traversing a move left from the bottom of the ramp and bailing off a random bolt in the middle of the wall. Not sure where you're intended to go, or if the anchors got chopped. Sep 2, 2014
Vlad S
  5.12a
Vlad S  
  5.12a
I think the best way to finish the climb is to go for the Tube anchor. It's a touch run out, but pretty secure and fun. Oct 20, 2014