Zenith was really fun. It was my first "nailing" route. I did it with Nills Davis of SLT in 5 days. The route has pretty virgin rock (very few scars or fixed gear) with some expanding sections. The hooking was difficult and the hauling was easy once you get into the white sections. Overall I think that Zenith is one of the best routes on Half Dome.
Corrections to the guidebook Yosemite Big Walls: SuperTopos: Pitch 3: should be rated A4. Pitch 7: should be rated A2+. Pitch 9: "see-through flake" is before left facing corner and not after. Pitch 18: 80 feet long. Pitch 14: 165 feet long
The first part of the route is hidden.
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