Southern Belle, Half Dome 5.12d R

 
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Yosemite Valley, California USA

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   May 19, 2010 - 12:44pm
Here is the original topo of the FA by Walt Shipley. This does not include beta on on the aid pitches that were eventually free climbed



http://www.supertopo.com/topos/yosemite/half-dome-southern-belle.pdf

Here is a thread with the story of the First Free Ascent

Here is a forum thread about Dean Potter and Leo Houlding climbing the route
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