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Balloon Dome

Balloon Dome  

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Elevation: 6,500'
Location: 37.46467, -119.22678 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: mike arechiga on May 23, 2013
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3000 foot granite dome in the San Joaquin river canyon, if you like getting away from it all, and want to climb alone, this is the place for you.

Getting There 

3 ways to get there, one is from Kaiser Pass, or South Fork trail off minarets road, or from Granite Creek trailhead, either way it's a long hike to the river floor.

Climbing Season

For the Southern Sierra area.

Weather station 16.0 miles from here

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Balloon Dome
Balloon Dome
Topo to Buffoon Dome Route, fun route.
BETA PHOTO: Topo to Buffoon Dome Route, fun route.
Bunch mark
Bunch mark
Mike Arechiga on the summit of Balloon Dome.
Mike Arechiga on the summit of Balloon Dome.

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