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.
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Zee Tree 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, Sport, 6 pitches, 700'
Aqua Knobby 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 3 pitches, 375'
The Dike Route 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a R Trad, Sport, 5 pitches
Needle Spoon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 Sport
Electric Africa 5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- E6 6b Trad, Sport, 80'
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Needle Spoon 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a PG13 CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Pywiak Dome
Starts from third class ledges, up and left from the "Dike Route".Climb past 5 bolts to a two bolt belay.Follow 5 bolts passing a 5.10a bulge to a two bolt anchor.Run out 5.6 (no pro) to another two bolt anchor.Move up and right to the base of a steep corner.Descend 3rd and 4th class to the right....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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