Direct Northwest Face, Lembert Dome 5.10c

   
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Tuolumne Meadows, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 1-2 hours
Approach time: 10 minutes
Descent time: 20-30 minutes
Number of pitches: 4
Height of route: 450'
Overview
The Direct Northwest Face follows an impressive, splitter crack system which heads up the middle of the generally crackless and steep northwest face of Lembert Dome. Combined with sustained 5.9 climbing and short, well-protected cruxes, it is an excellent climb for those breaking into the grade.
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  • Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows, by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein.
Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: July 26, 2010
Lembert Dome - Direct Northwest Face 5.10c - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click to Enlarge
THe splitter crack system up Lembert Dome creates the Direct Northwest Face.
Photo: Chris McNamara
Other Routes on Lembert Dome
Lembert Dome - Northwest Books 5.6 - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click for details.
Northwest Books, 5.6
Lembert Dome
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A fine route to introduce yourself to Tuolumne climbing.
Lembert Dome - Beginners Route 5.4 R - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click for details.
Beginners Route, 5.4 R
Lembert Dome
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THe splitter crack system up Lembert Dome creates the Direct Northwest Face.
Lembert Dome - Cryin' Time Again 5.10a R - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click for details.
Cryin' Time Again, 5.10a R
Lembert Dome
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Cryin' Time Again is route A.
Lembert Dome, Right - Left Water Crack 5.7 R - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click for details.
Left Water Crack, 5.7 R
Lembert Dome, Right
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Left Water Crack is route C
Lembert Dome - Cry Baby 5.8 R - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click for details.
Cry Baby, 5.8 R
Lembert Dome
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Cryin' Time Again is route A.
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