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The Cottage Domes are the next domes to the northeast of DAFF. East Cottage Dome is the most popular and offers splendid, steep knob climbing.

Getting There 

Park in a dirt pullout 2.7 miles west of Tuolumne store. (the GPS coords are a guess based on this description, please submit a correction if you know the actual spot).

Hike up and slightly left, past a creek bed, then up some slabs to the southwest summit of East Cottage Dome.

Go right, stay high on the slabs below the summit. Traverse around to the face.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.6 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for East Cottage Dome:
Flintstone   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   West Face
Comfortably Numb   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   West Face
Knobulator   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   West Face
Mystery Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   West Face
Knobnoxious   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   West Face
Knobvious   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch   West Face
Orange Plasma   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   West Face
Liposuction   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   West Face
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Featured Route For East Cottage Dome
All too Knobvious for Matt "Stud-Muffin"...

Knobvious 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : West Face
Starts right of "Old Folks Boogie". Follow killer knobs past seven bolts and a tied off knob to a two bolt anchor....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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