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By Brad G
From: Yosemite and else where
Sep 8, 2010
The Beta here is to go through the opening in the back of the chimney lower down. It puts you out on a really exposed 10a finger crack that brings you right to the next belay...
By aaron hope
From: Walnut Creek, CA
Feb 7, 2014
Do you mean like a tunnel through onto the face?
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Committing to the 5.9 optional free variation squeeze at the first of the chimney pitches. whoa nelly, HARD. No pro. I recommend taking either of the two alternates.

Submitted By: alpinista83 on Aug 2, 2010
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Regular Northwest Face of Half Dome (5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6a )
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