Faux Pas, Mountaineers Dome 5.9 R

   
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Tuolumne Meadows, California USA

  • Currently 4.0/5
Avg time to climb route: 3-4 hours
Approach time: 5 minutes
Descent time: 30 minutes
Number of pitches: 2
Height of route: 500'
Overview
FA: Vern Clevenger, Tom Higgins, Bob Kamps, July 1972.

A quality, sustained slab with edges and tiny knobs. The first pitch starts up a somewhat grungy corner, then traverses on easy terrain to a horizontal crack and a few thin edging slab moves to a bolted anchor. The second pitch climbs up then right, then up past three bolts and a significant runout with sustained climbing past the 3rd bolt to gain the two-bolt anchor. Rappel back left to the start ledge with two 60m ropes, or continue up for another pitch of easy climbing and walk off.
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  • Rock Climbs of Tuolumne Meadows, by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein.
Source: SuperTopo Guidebook Staff Last update: August 25, 2003
Mountaineers Dome - Faux Pas 5.9 R - Tuolumne Meadows, California USA. Click to Enlarge
Faux Pas is route B
Photo: Greg Barnes
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