This area has some excellent face climbs that are predominantly well protected, i.e. sport climbing. It stays in the shade for a pretty long time in the morning and can actually be quite chilly up there.
Take the trail as described in Falkenstein's guidebook. Park about 5 miles west of the store. Make sure you don't park in the Galen's Crack area--there is a better pullout/trail a little ways further.
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Pretty in Pinkpoint, P1 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Ciebola 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 220'
15 Minutes of Fame 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Big Time 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 85'
Bachar-Yerian 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
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Ciebola 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Right
Ciebola has two excellent, but very different pitches.Pitch 1 follows a thin crack past a pin and a bolt. Good thin cams/stoppers here. I think getting to the bolt is the crux of the pitch. Face traverse left around the roof 5.9+ and easy face leads past 2 bolts on a knobby face. Run it out on stimulating climbing 20 feet to the bolted belay, exciting 5.9+ here. 25 meters.Pitch 2 head out right and up a ways on easy climbing to the first bolt. Up and right a ways again on exciting 5.9+ cli...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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