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Location: 37.84527, -119.44648 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

South Facing. Lots of midday sun.

Getting There 

Park at the western end of Pywiack Dome. This area is directly across the road from the western end of Pywiack.

Climbing Season

For the Pywiack Area area.

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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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Fuel Rod 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : The Block
Game on, rated 10b in an older guide and now rated 10d in the new guides, the bouldery crux of this route still felt hard for the rating. Clipping the second bolt will keep your attention but not as much as clipping the poorly placed 3rd bolt. The climbing remains sustained to the anchor and calling it 10 easy is misleading. A hand size optional piece in the older guide and small optional pro suggested in the Supertopo guide is only recommended if you like carrying extra weight. You could place ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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