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Table of contents

1. Half Dome 44 routes in Area

Aid, Unknown and other styles

Long/Lat: -119.534038, 37.743815

Unique Features And Strengths:

1.1. Northwest Face 16 routes in Area

Mostly Aid

Long/Lat: -119.535426, 37.745412

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 *** North Ridge 5.10d R Unknown
2 Northwest Buttress 5.8 A3 IV Aid
3 *** Final Exam 5.10d Unknown
4 *** Regular Northwest Face

FA: Royal Robbins, Mike Sherrick and Jerry Gallwas, 1957

5.12b Aid 2200ft 23
5 Arcturas 5.7 A4 VI Aid
6 Direct Northwest Face 5.10a C2+ VI Aid 2000ft 23
7 Queen of Spades 5.9 A4 VI Aid
8 Tis-sa-ack 5.9 A2 VI Aid 1800ft 22
9 The Kali Yuga 5.10 A4 VI Aid
10 ** Zenith 5.9 A4 VI Aid 1800ft 21
11 The White Room 5.10 A4 VI Aid
12 The Big Chill 5.9 A4 VI Aid
13 Arctic Sea 5.10 A4 VI Aid
14 Bushido 5.9 A4 VI Aid
15 The Jet Stream 5.9 A4 VI Aid
16 The Luminescent Wall 5.10b A4 VI Aid

1.2. Southwest Face 12 routes in Area

Unknown, Trad and Alpine

Long/Lat: -119.538385, 37.741452

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 * On the Edge 5.11b R Unknown
2 * Labor of Love 5.10b R Unknown
3 Snake in the Grass 5.10b Unknown
4 ** Salathe Route / Southwest Face

FA: John Salathé, Anton Nelson, 14th Oct

FFA: Frank Sacherer, Bob Kamps, Andy Lichtman, 1964

5.10b R Trad 800ft 7
5 ** Dome Polishers 5.9 R Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
6 * The Deucedilke 5.9 R Unknown
7 *** Snake Dike

Bolts replaced in 1992.

FFA: Eric Beck, Jim Bridwell, Chris Fredericks, 1965

5.7 R Trad 1800ft 8
8 * Eye in the Sky

Bolts replaced in 2010.

FFA: Mark Spencer, Shirley Spencer, Dan Abbot, David Abbot, 1985

5.10b R Trad 1500ft 7
9 * Snake Dance 5.9 R Unknown
10 ** Dreamscape 5.11+ IV Alpine
11 ** The Fast Lane

FA: Dimitri Barton - Scott Burke

5.11+ R Unknown
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
12 ** Autobahn

Bolts replaced in 2010.

FFA: Charles Cole, Rusty Reno, John Middendorf, 1985

5.11+ R Trad 1400ft 12

1.3. South Face 6 routes in Area

Aid, Unknown and Alpine

Long/Lat: -119.534352, 37.741338

RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Lost Again 5.10 A3+ VI Aid
2 South Face Route 5.8 A4 VI Aid
3 Karma 5.11d A0 V Aid
4 *** Southern Belle 5.12d V R Alpine
5 Call of the Wild 5.10d Unknown
6 Happy Gully 5.8 Unknown

1.4. Miscellaneous 6 routes in Area

All Aid
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Blue Shift 5.11b A4 VI Aid
2 Promised Land 5.10 A4 VI Aid
3 Psychedelic Shack 5.10 A3+ VI Aid
4 Same as it Never Was 5.11b A4 VI Aid
5 Shadows A5 VI Aid
6 The Vodka Putsch 5.10 A4 VI Aid

1.5. Porcelain Wall 4 routes in Area

Aid, Alpine and Boulder
RouteGradeStyleSelected ascents
1 Porcelain Wall VI Alpine
2 Sargantana 5.9 A5 VI Aid
3 Sky is Falling 5.10 VI Boulder
4 When Hell Was in Session 5.9 A5 VI Aid

2. Index by grade

Grade Stars Name Style Area
5.7 A4 VI Arcturas Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
5.7 R *** Snake Dike Trad 1800ft 8 1.2. Southwest Face
5.8 Happy Gully Unknown 1.3. South Face
5.8 A3 IV Northwest Buttress Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
5.8 A4 VI South Face Route Aid 1.3. South Face
5.9 ** Dome Polishers Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
* Snake Dance Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
* The Deucedilke Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
5.9 A2 VI Tis-sa-ack Aid 1800ft 22 1.1. Northwest Face
5.9 A4 VI Bushido Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
Queen of Spades Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
The Big Chill Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
The Jet Stream Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
** Zenith Aid 1800ft 21 1.1. Northwest Face
5.9 A5 VI Sargantana Aid 1.5. Porcelain Wall
When Hell Was in Session Aid 1.5. Porcelain Wall
5.10a C2+ VI Direct Northwest Face Aid 2000ft 23 1.1. Northwest Face
5.10b * Eye in the Sky Trad 1500ft 7 1.2. Southwest Face
* Labor of Love Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
** Salathe Route Trad 800ft 7 1.2. Southwest Face
Snake in the Grass Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
5.10b A4 VI The Luminescent Wall Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
5.10 A VI Sky is Falling Boulder 1.5. Porcelain Wall
5.10 A3+ VI Lost Again Aid 1.3. South Face
Psychedelic Shack Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
5.10 A4 VI Arctic Sea Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
The Kali Yuga Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
The White Room Aid 1.1. Northwest Face
Promised Land Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
The Vodka Putsch Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
5.10d *** Final Exam Unknown 1.1. Northwest Face
*** North Ridge Unknown 1.1. Northwest Face
Call of the Wild Unknown 1.3. South Face
5.11b * On the Edge Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
5.11b A4 VI Blue Shift Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
Same as it Never Was Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
5.11d A0 V Karma Aid 1.3. South Face
5.11+ ** Autobahn Trad 1400ft 12 1.2. Southwest Face
** The Fast Lane Unknown 1.2. Southwest Face
5.11+ IV ** Dreamscape Alpine 1.2. Southwest Face
5.12b *** Regular Northwest Face Aid 2200ft 23 1.1. Northwest Face
5.12d V *** Southern Belle Alpine 1.3. South Face
A5 VI Shadows Aid 1.4. Miscellaneous
VI Porcelain Wall Alpine 1.5. Porcelain Wall