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Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area

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Dove Direct 
Every Color You Are 
Grotesque Old Woman 
Less Poetry Please 
Mister Witty 
Morning Dove White 
My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies 
Take the Force of the Blow 
Tall Wall Left 
Tall Wall Middle 
This Is How We Do It... 
Wills Arete 

Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 37.41698, -118.45133 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: Aron Quiter, John Robinson, Euan Cameron, AWinters, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: AWinters on Nov 1, 2007
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Description 

Located on the elevated West Rim, this area offers great moderate pocket problems with some easy, hard and high stuff too.

Getting There 

Walking up canyon, the West Rim is the rock band that runs along the entire left side of the canyon at the top of the hill. 'Desert Skies' is on the rim adjacent to the 'Happy Boulder Area'.

Climbing Season



Weather station 3.9 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',4],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',2],['V6-7',4],['V8-9',4],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area:
My Heart Grew Wings Under Desert Skies   V4 6B PG13     Boulder, 25'   
Wills Arete   V5+ 6C+     Boulder, 20'   
Mister Witty   V6 7A PG13     Boulder, 15'   
Every Color You Are   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   
Grotesque Old Woman   V7 7A+ PG13     Boulder, 15'   
Morning Dove White   V7-8 7B     Boulder   
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Featured Route For Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Kipp Schorr starts 'Morning Dove White' v7-8

Morning Dove White V7-8 7B  CA : Sierra Eastside : ... : Desert Skies/Morning Dove A...
Pockets. Start on the lowest pockets just right of the vertical seam. Traverse left on pockets, then up to a hard move to and from a bad crimp, and continue up to the horizontal crack and easier ground....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Desert Skies/Morning Dove Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pulling pockets at the Desert Skies Area
Pulling pockets at the Desert Skies Area
Rock Climbing Photo: View from up on the East Rim
BETA PHOTO: View from up on the East Rim
Rock Climbing Photo: Morning Dove Wall Topo
BETA PHOTO: Morning Dove Wall Topo

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