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Bush Dome Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,100'
Location: 34.02889, -116.18371 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Woody Stark on Apr 18, 2005
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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.

Getting There 

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.

Climbing Season

For the Roadside Rocks area.

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
Rock Climbing Photo: Follow the crack.

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Bush Dome-West-side. Photo by Blitzo.
Bush Dome-West-side. Photo by Blitzo.

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By Andy Laakmann
Site Landlord
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.
By Serge Smirnov
Feb 21, 2016
34.0285 N, 116.1842 W

Visible from the road if approaching from the north.

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