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Acapulco Gold T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
Anatolio T 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b PG13
Black Nepalese T,S 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Crystal Meth T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Dope Show T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Euro Trash T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
Europop T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Gram T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
High Times T 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c
OZ T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Push It S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Stemulant T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Sunshine T 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R
White Trash T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Yellow Brick Road WI3+
Type: Trad, 400 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II
FA: Ben Ditto with help from Ian Nielsen and Steele Taylor
Page Views: 1,180 total, 48/month
Shared By: ben ditto on Nov 16, 2015
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description

High Times starts on the far left side of Drug Dome and shares the first part of the route 'spinner'. it's 4 pitches long, easily climbed and rappelled with a 70m rope. sun in the morning, shade after 11 or so.
pitch 1: Begin up the right facing dihedral and go left at the roof, past 2 bolts. 5.11a.
pitch 2: climb the wandering splitter crack up to a piton, step left, and the climbing gets a bit trickier, past a few bolts, a hanging flake, and into the 'crackless' dihedral (techy stemming) and up to a nice ledge and anchor. 5.12b
pitch 3: head up and left from the anchor on a hanging arete past bolts, step back right and up a short steep crack and into a dihedral to a small ledge and anchor. 5.10
pitch 4: up the steep blocky (perhaps a bit loose) crack past a bolt, some fixed nuts and then into the business. boulder to get out of the crack and to the roof/bulges and the final boulder problem on edges and knobs. 5.13b

To rappel the route, you can top out, or not. If you top out the formation, belay on the big tree and then do a short rappel (there's a rap ring tied to a smaller tree) back to the anchor atop pitch 4. I configured it in such a way so that pitch 4 has its own anchor, enabling the leader to belay up the 2nd and then proceed to the summit, or just rap back down.

Location

High Times is on the far left side of Dome.
It begins in a right facing dihedral and is a shared start with the route 'spinner'
rappel the route with a single 70m rope, or walk off

Protection

bring 10 + quick draws and slings
1 set of cams from tiny to #3 camalot
all pitches have bolted anchors

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Red-pointed the route the weekend of July 17th. Really fun line, pitches 1-3 are really excellent with pitch 2 maybe being one of the best of the grade in TM. Pitch 4 was savage, incredibly reachy boulder problem for me. I sent it with much surprise. Really great location, a must do for someone looking for something like this. Similar rack as Bernd - nuts, singles from 0 BD to #2, 10 draws. Jul 18, 2016
Bernd Zeugswetter  
  5.13b
Yeah Ben Ditto! Thanks for putting this up. Peter Chapman and I got to redpoint it on July 8th, our second time on the route. We both lead p4.
This will be solid 4 stars with a little bit more traffic cleaning it up. As it is, it's a really fun Tuolumne day already.
Gear: singles #0.1 (BD-X4) - #2, 10 draws.
With an 80m rope you can rap directly to the ground from p2. On pitches 1-3 we pulled up a small pack with water and puffies by simply dropping a loop from our 80m.
Jul 13, 2016