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Will Stanhope Climbs Bachar-Yerian

 
Will Stanhope Climbs Bachar-Yerian
Will Stanhope Climbs Bachar-Yerian
 
September 30, 2010 -  Will Stanhope    
 

A trip up the legendary classic in Tuolumne meadows.

 

A few days ago, Hazel Findlay and I climbed the Bachar-Yerian in Tuolumne Meadows, a classic 4 pitch route up Medlicott Dome.  This line, put up on lead, has a reputation for bold runouts.  John Bachar, who passed away last year, has been a hero of mine since I was a kid.  Finally climbing the route was a dream come true.  Hazel and I swung leads.  I don't know how many women have climbed this route clean, but I suspect Hazel is in a small club.

For the route I wore my Anasazi Blancos, the best edging shoes around.  When you are facing an 80 foot fall, it's nice to know for certain that your foot isn't going to slip.

 

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