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Quarter Domes Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.76036, -119.50755 View Map  Incorrect?
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Quarter Domes from Olmstead Point, before the rock...

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Description 

The Quarter Domes are the beautiful pair of domes in Tenaya Canyon, west of Clouds Rest. Climbing up to grade V exists. There has been rockfall in the area.

Getting There 

From Mirror Lake, hike up Tenaya Canyon and make your way to these domes.

Climbing Season

For the Yosemite Valley area.

Weather station 3.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Rock Climbing Photo: North Face of Quarter Dome

North Face (Pegasus 5.12) 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b A1  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Quarter Domes
The North Face of Quarter Dome is a fun, classic Yosemite big wall adventure. First climbed by Yvon Chouinard and Tom Frost in 1962 it was first free climbed by Mark Hudon and Max Jones in 1979 with only nuts, Proud! The position up Tenaya Canyon gives the climb a quiet, backcountry alpine feel and amazing views of Watkins the whole time. Once the struggle to reach the base is over, the climb follows the obvious corners up to the summit. P.1 (5.3) Either rope up or scramble some easy low 5th cla...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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