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The First Free Ascent of Arcturus, Half Dome – Photo Gallery

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The First Free Ascent of Arcturus, Half Dome - Photo Gallery
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FFA of Arcturus, Half Dome – Photo Gallery

77 Photos by Andrew Burr / andrewburr.com and story by Rob Pizem – Half Dome is one of the first features that a visitor views upon entering the California’s Yosemite National Park. It looms off in the distance as a gigantic rock face with massive vertical black streaks down its right side. The wall has two major free routes on it with only one receiving climber traffic. The others difficulty keeps would be ascensionists away. This wall would be our latest challenge. Read part 1, Read part 2, Read part 3

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