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Routes in o. Fairview Dome

Arsonist, The T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Captain Fairview T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Fairest of All T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R
Fairly Easy T 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a R
Fairview Heights T 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c
Fiddler on the Roof T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
Great Pumpkin T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Heart of Stone T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a R
Inverted Staircase T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13
La Bella Luna T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R
Lizard Lieback T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Lucky Streaks T 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Lyme Line T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Magical Mystery Tour T,S 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Mr Toads Wild Ride T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13
Night Shift T 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b
Plastic Exploding Inevitable T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b A4 R
Regular Route T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Retrospective T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a R
Roseanne T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
Rumor Has It T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c R
Sorcerer's Apprentice T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R
Unh-Huh T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R
What Would Jeff Do T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
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Type: Trad, 650 ft, 4 pitches
FA: Vlada Matena, Tom Rogers (2017)
Page Views: 639 total · 73/month
Shared By: Vlada Matena on Nov 7, 2017
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Access Issue: Yosemite National Park has yearly closures for Peregrine Falcon Protection March 1- July 15 Details
Access Issue: Fairview Dome, west face route closures until July 15, 2018. Details

Description

The route ascends the upper east side of Fairview dome roughly following a line drawn vertically through the middle of the largest left-facing dihedral on the face to the ground.

(1) 5.6PG. 120 feet. 2 bolts. Ascend a series of small steps which are next to a short vertical wall and just above some large boulders. Then climb straight up past two bolts to a small roof running across the face. Belay in cracks under the roof. There is an off-route bolt to the right of the second bolt.

(2) 5.4PG. 150 feet. Face and then crack climbing leads up and right to a comfortable belay at the base of the dihedral.

(3) 5.7. 150 feet. Climb the left-facing dihedral. Belay just after the end of the dihedral.

(4) 5.4PG. 200 feet. Climb generally straight up to the top. Many variations are possible. Belay among the blocks on top of the dome.

Descent:
Descent is the same as for any other climbs on Fairview which end at or near the summit.

Retreat:
Retreat would require leaving gear.

Location

Park at the turnout on the highway for all Fairview routes that is 3.5 miles from the store and 4 miles from Tenaya Lake. Hike up around Fairview past the descent route to the start of the climb. This approach hike can take 45 minutes to an hour. Since the Fairview lot by the highway gets filled quickly, a good alternative is to park at the Cathedral Lakes parking. Ascend the JMT towards Cathedral Lakes until the trail levels out and you can see Fairview through the trees. Go cross-country through the forest to the base of the climb. This approach also takes about an hour and is a wonderful adventure.

Protection

2 bolts. 1 set nuts; 2 ea .3-#2 BD Camalot; 1 ea 00, 0, .1, .2, #3, #4 BD Camalot

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