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Helen's Dome
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A Nice Top Rope TR 
AWOL (aka Moss Toss) T 
Beam Me Up, Scotty T 
Borderline Boulevard  T 
Brave Cowboy T 
Buffalo Soldier T,S 
Buffalo Tears T 
Electric Koolaid Acid Test  T 
Face Value T 
Fool's Gold T,S 
Fractured Fairytales S 
Gettin' the Groove S 
On the Bus T 
Pebble Beach T,TR 
Spree T,S 
Sticks 'n' Stones T 
Unknown on South Face T 

Buffalo Tears 

YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b PG13

   
Type:  Trad, 2 pitches, 300', Grade II
Consensus:  YDS: 5.10a/b French: 6a+ Ewbanks: 19 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 19 British: E2 5b [details]
FA: Ken Trout and Robby Baker, 1983
Season: afternoon sun
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Submitted By: Ken Trout on Jun 29, 2009

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BETA PHOTO: The Buffalo Tears topo from my book.

Description 

The line is the major black water-streak up Helen's Dome. The crux is just off the deck - tip-toeing left across the streak and then up it. It is almost Tuolumne Meadows quality rock.
Red marks the Buffalo Tears route.
Red marks the Buffalo Tears route.

Protection 

We used small stuff, too.


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Buffalo Tears in faint red. Photo by MP contributo...
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