Pywiak Dome is the dome just east of Tenaya Lake and really close to the road. The Dike Route is the obvious landmark, but other (excellent) climbs include Aqua Knobby, Zee Tree, and Needle Spoon.
Park at the obvious, large dirt pullout on the south side of the road and descend steeply down and over to the base of the dome. Approach time is about 5 minutes.
Weather station 9.3 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Zee Tree 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 700'
Aqua Knobby 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 375'
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The Dike Route 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
: Yosemite National Park
: ... : Pywiak Dome
The Dike Route follows an obvious system of (generally left-leaning) dikes up the right-hand end of Pywiak Dome. It is a great climb, but not for the faint-of-heart. Be very confident running it out on slabs -- the crux fourth pitch has the potential for 60-80' falls on 5.8 terrain in two different places, and a 30' fall on 5.9 ground. The other pitches are easier, but still very sparsely protected.P1: Climb a long gradually steepening slab to a bolted anchor at a stance on the dike. This st...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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By Jerry Cagle
From: Tucson, AZ
Jul 19, 2008
Anyone have info on the route R of Zee Tree about 100' or so? It sports an old belay station at the top of P1 with 1/4" bolts, one homemade and one SMC hanger. A third bolt is present about 4 feet to the left in a chossy alcove...