Bush Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
The routes on "Bush Dome" are on the east side of the formation. The rock is somewhat poor in spots, yet good climbing can be had.
Park at "Roadside Rock". "Bush Dome" is located directly behind "Mel's Diner". Follow the trail to Mel's Diner and pass around it to the right. Ten minutes.
Weather station 10.1 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
Featured Route For Bush Dome
Beanie Babies 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Bush Dome
Pleasant adventurous J Tree climb!Either go up on the right and go through a bush before traversing left, or undertake an awkward series of jams. Establish in the obvious hand crack that seems steep for the grade.Ascend some loose, grainy rock on rounded feet before a horizontal shelf without good pro. Follow the obvious hand crack up and go right as it does. If you place just before the crack cuts right, make sure to extend long to avoid drag! Being able to hear and be heard by your belayer m...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Bush Dome-West-side. Photo by Blitzo.
By Andy Laakmann
From: Bend, OR
Apr 13, 2007
Walk off to the South (climber's left from the East side). We thought this face might be sheltered from the West wind... but it wasn't.