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Razor Back is the ridge line and wall situated between Fairview Dome to the south and Marmot Dome to the north. It faces north-northwest, and thus is a reasonable choice for sunny weather.
The approach is a bit difficult to describe. However, if you can find the top of the Whale's Back, the remainder of the approach will be obvious.
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Dastardly Rascal 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad, 3 pitches, 420'
Slasher 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300'
Flash of the Blade 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R Trad, 3 pitches, 305'
Metalhead 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 300'
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Metalhead 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- 23 E4 5c CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Razor Back
I am submitting the pitch that is in the newest guidebook for the area. However, one of the FA informed me that the route extends for two more pitches. I am only including the first pitch (which I have climbed), but I note my understanding of the grades of the next two pitches. If you are more informed than me, please drop me a comment.Pitch one: Climb 25 feet of great, easy knobs to the first bolt. Next, friction left and a bit upwards for 10-12 feet and look up at the next 100+ feet of sustain...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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