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North Whizz Dome  


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Elevation: 8,600'
Location: 37.87216, -119.4402 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Alex Shainman on Jul 9, 2007
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Description 

Only a few routes reside here and the two most worthy are the splitter Handbook and the jaw-dropping bolted line Sacred Fire.

Getting There 

This is the northern most dome.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.8 miles from here

1 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['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 North Whizz Dome:
Handbook   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   
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Handbook 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : North Whizz Dome
P1. I would have to disagree with the topo as far as where the crux is. I felt the true crux was at about 20 feet with its flared thin hands, rattly fingies and polished layback. Its a little hard/pumpy to pro. Skip the obvious bolted anchor (its a good shake-out) and continue through a second crux of 10+ and cool stemming and finger locks. (These ratings apply to 6' male...Switch the crux sections around if you are shorter and have small hands). At the top of the corner/roof, make a short, cool...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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