Regular Northwest Face, Half Dome 5.12 or 5.9 C1


Yosemite Valley, California USA

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Recommended Gear

Below is listed some of the gear the SuperTopo team would take when climbing this route.

1 narrow cam hook
1 set of BD stoppers
1 set of DMM Peenuts
1 set of DMM offset brass nuts (optional)
2 sets of Metolius Master Cams to #5
2 sets of Black Diamond Camalots #0.5-4
1 60m x 10.2mm lead rope
1 60m x 8mm static rope
Black Diamond Oz Quickdraw and 30 extra lightweight biners
12 shoulder length slings
Climbing harness
Petzl Revers 4
Petzl Grigri or Trango Cinch
free climbing shoes
Petzl Meteor or Black Diamond Half Dome
single gear sling

Metolius belay gloves
Petzl Mini Traxion or ProTraxion
Petzl Ascension ascenders
Petzl Gradistep Etrier
1 spectra daisy chain
Black Diamond Fifi Hook

Metolius half dome haul bag or if you can pack real light the Yates Rock Sac Haul Pack
3/4 Therm-a-Rest Ridge Rest SOLite
synthetic sleeping bag like The North Face Cat's Meow
Metolius Waste Case
Softshell Jacket

hydration pack
Aquamira Water Treatment
approach shoes
sun hat
small knife
cell phone
small GPS device