Type: Trad, 100 ft
FA: Derek Lawrence
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Shared By: rob bauer on Nov 24, 2012
Admins: Leo Paik, John McNamee, Frances Fierst, Monty, Monomaniac

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This route is on the Back Porch, which is actually another small dome about 3 minutes walk behind Little Half Dome, around right.

The climbing is easy, but getting gear in, especially low, is tricky. Bring a nut tool to clean the crack.


When you first see the dome, you'll see a big crack that starts off the ground with a tree in it. The routes are left of this feature.


All trad, small to medium wires and cams. Double anchor bolts on top.


Derek Lawrence
  5.6 PG13
Derek Lawrence   Bailey
  5.6 PG13
I cleaned this and put the anchors in years ago for something for my daugter to climb (on TR). The gear is there but tricky (i.e. sideways stoppers, small cams). I thought it was harder than 5.4 at the one move out of the crack near the anchors, but this is also one of the better protected moves (#2 Camalot if I remember), so it shouldn't matter. Nov 26, 2012
Jay Eggleston
  5.5 PG13
Jay Eggleston   Denver
  5.5 PG13
This is a fun route, but I questioned the quality of most of my gear. I placed gear from a 00 C3 to a #3 Camalot. I placed a #2 Camalot at the end as well. Oct 23, 2013