Route: Snake Dike

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Half Dome
Yosemite Valley, California, United States

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Thomas Bukowski
Multipitch - lead crux pitches Started hiking 6am. Arrived at base of Snake Dike at 9:30am, plenty of cairns guiding the way. Meagan lost a nalgene on the South Face 4th class ledges. One party was high up (p4), and one party was just starting. We waited about half an hour. P1 felt sketchy, placed three pieces under the roof (resulting in bad, but not horrendous, rope drag). There's probably #2/#3 cam in the roof. Jon led p2 with minimal pro. Started p3 by going up and right on the dike, clipping two bolts. This is off-route (possibly on Snake Dance, 5.9 R). Then I...  
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Sharon Wong
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Michael Butts
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John Tighe
Onsight 100+ foot runouts? No problem. Tourist-filled cables on the way down, on the other hand...  
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Erwin Lau
Redpoint The hat trick climb of Snake Dike. We hiked in at 1am, started climbing at 5, summited at 10ish, back to the car at 1:30pm. Slabs were wet this time due to run-off and hail the previous day. A guy died the previous day, hiking the cables, so they closed off the summit and we had it all for ourselves.  
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Erwin Lau
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Anil Shankar
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Maria Ly
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Erwin Lau
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