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Half Dome


Yosemite Valley, California USA


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Video of our One Day Ascent of the Regular Northwest Face on Half Dome
Monday July 1, 2013 2:24pm
http://vimeo.com/69452338

We recently climbed the Regular Northwest Face (RNWF) on Half Dome in a day (June 26). I made a video of our 17 hour ascent. What a great day in the mountain with my buddy Drew. Hopefully the video gives you a decent idea of what it is like on most of the pitches.

There were a couple of guys camping on the summit that came up the cables. With the recent rain (day before), there was water in many potholes and they had a filter. We were able to get some water from the summit! If it rained recently, bring some sort of way to clean the water in the potholes.

We brought 4 liters of water on the route.



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Strom
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Strom is a climber from Tiburon, CA.

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Matt's

climber
  Jul 1, 2013 - 02:46pm PT
nice!

to be fair, if you fix 20% of the route the day before the climb, you didn't do it in a day...
Alpamayo

Trad climber
Davis, CA
  Jul 1, 2013 - 02:50pm PT
...unless you're at the top less than 24 hrs after you started fixing! Nice climb none-the-less.
Dirka

Trad climber
Hustle City
  Jul 2, 2013 - 12:08pm PT
Awesome!
StevenJ

Trad climber
Mill Valley CA
  Jul 2, 2013 - 12:13pm PT
Sweet Strom!

(Now I know your secret identity!)
harryhotdog

Social climber
north vancouver, B.C.
  Jul 2, 2013 - 12:24pm PT
Congratulations, it's such a classic route.Brought back memories, I only wish HD existed in 1990.
Grippa

Trad climber
Salt Lake City, UT
  Jul 3, 2013 - 09:21am PT
Nice! Bringing Bedford along is pretty much like fixing the day before anyways.
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