American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, United States, California, Yosemite, Leaning Tower, Wet Denim Daydream

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  • Publication Year: 1979

Leaning Tower, Wet Denim Daydream. In the summer, Darly Hatten and I climbed this variation of the Harding route. It involves five pitches of overhanging aid up to A3. Begin on the left end of Awahnee Ledge nailing in a white curving dihedral, and above pendulum right from a bolt to a right-tending crack. Nail the crack, then round the corner and continue nailing loose flakes to the base of a dihedral. Pitches 4 and 5 follow the dihedral and a crack through the spectacular 15-foot summit roof. A3.

Angus M.Thuermer, Jr.

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