Harding's and Rowell's Big Wall Climb(s) in Hetch Hetchy Valley

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Does anyone know where I can find detail written description and/or topo of Harding's and Rowell's big wall climb(s) in Hetch Hetchy valley? Do these climbs (I think there are several) still exist and has anyone done them later? I have seen brief descriptions of them in Camp 4 by Roper and Downward Bound by Harding, but I cannot find a detailed description of them.

-- Mark A. Fletcher (mfletche@turnerdesigns.com), August 06, 1999


Check back issues of the AAJ(american alpine journal). I think the only route that gets done is the one on the main face(the name escapes me now). The one other one I know about involves endless bushwacking. The "standard" route looks pretty decent though short.

Cheers Eric

-- Eric Coomer (coomer@ix.netcom.com), August 12, 1999.

I partially answered my own question when I just received Galen Rowell's "High and Wild" book (out-of-print). One of the chapters briefly details the climbs on Hetch Hetchy Dome and Wampum Dome, but only the Wampum Dome climb is detailed. Does anyone have a topo of this or has anyone done either climb?

-- Mark A. Fletcher (mfletche@turnerdesigns.com), August 12, 1999.

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