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Medlicott Dome  


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Description 

Perhaps the best crag in Tuolumne with a high concentration of great climbs.

Getting There 

Drive to Tuolumne, park, turn south, hike. See Reed & Falkenstein's guide.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.5 miles from here

26 Total Routes

['4 Stars',7],['3 Stars',14],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',4],['5.10',8],['5.11',8],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Medlicott Dome:
Piss Easy (aka West Face of Medlicott)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 250'   Medlicott Dome, Center
Shagadelic   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 500'   Medlicott Dome, Center
Goldmember   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 150'   Medlicott Dome, Center
Super Chicken   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Medlicott Dome, Left
The Yawn   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Medlicott Dome, Left
Excellent Smithers   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 400'   Medlicott Dome, Center
Pretty in Pinkpoint, P1   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Medlicott Dome, Right
Ciebola   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 220'   Medlicott Dome, Right
15 Minutes of Fame   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Medlicott Dome, Right
Big Time   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   Medlicott Dome, Right
Scorpion   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   Medlicott Dome, Left
Bachar-Yerian   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a X     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   Medlicott Dome, Right
Wailing Wall   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 4 pitches, 700'   Medlicott Dome, Left
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Featured Route For Medlicott Dome
Brian leading the grungy approach pitch to Super Chicken.  The Super hands pitch is above him.

Super Chicken 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Medlicott Dome, Left
P1- grovely approach pitch up some dirty ledges and knobs up to a 8 foot 4" OW that you can kind of finagle through on face holds. Not fun. But, it puts you on a good belay ledge. 40'P2- Fabulous!! Start up a finger crack in the shallow corner. Good gear and knobs appear for feet when it looks like things will get challenging. The fingercrack hits the main crack after 30 feet, and it is hands glory for about 100 feet! Really nice crack, goes straight up. Trends right, then up a thin crack...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Medlicott Dome Slideshow Add Photo
Medlicott Dome. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Medlicott Dome.
Photo by Blitzo.
Tom Rogers on p2 of Ciebola
Tom Rogers on p2 of Ciebola
That's me on the final traverse on Ciebola
That's me on the final traverse on Ciebola
summit of Medlicott Dome
summit of Medlicott Dome
That's me leading p2 on Shagadellic
That's me leading p2 on Shagadellic
A rescue(I think) going down on Bacher-Yerian
A rescue(I think) going down on Bacher-Yerian

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By Greg Barnes
Jun 10, 2012
Currently there is a peregrine closure of the area around the Bachar-Yerian ledge, including all the popular BY ledge sport routes.

nps.gov/yose/planyourvisit/cli...

Here's the sign at the parking area:

Medlicott peregrine closure sign, 6/7/12
Medlicott peregrine closure sign, 6/7/12