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Description 

The Duty Dome Area is home to a number of significant crags, including Duty Dome, Warrior Wall, Fish Wall, Keen Acres, and Peekaboo Tower. These crags are located on the north side of Icicle Creek Canyon, and get lots of sun. The Duty Dome area is located between Givler's Dome and Icicle Buttress. Duty dome can be readily identified by the route Heart of Gold, an obvious white streak on the left side of the dome. Many of the bolted routes in the Duty Dome area are mixed lines that require some supplemental gear.

Getting There 

Drive west up Icicle Creek ~6.3 miles. Park on the south side of the road and look for a trail heading up about 200 yards before the base of Icicle Buttress. A large boulder on the roadbank helps identify the start of the trail. The first crags are reached after ~15 minutes walk.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.1 miles from here

29 Total Routes

['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',13],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',3],['5.8',5],['5.9',10],['5.10',11],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Duty Dome Area:
Virgin Sturgeon   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Fish Wall
West Face   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 100'   Peek-a-boo Tower
Yard Art   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, Sport, 3 pitches, 450'   Peek-a-boo Tower
Jazzy Document   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Duty Dome
Slap   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Off Duty
Straight Street   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 175'   Off Duty
Keen Acres   5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Keen Acres
Aquamarine   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Off Duty
Off Duty   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 100'   Off Duty
Lawn Darts   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 130'   Peek-a-boo Tower
Heart of Gold   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, Sport, 4 pitches   Duty Dome
The Warrior   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 180'   Warrior Wall
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Lawn Darts 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  WA : Central-East Cascades, Wena... : ... : Peek-a-boo Tower
After climbing the first few pitches of Yard Art (mixed, 5.9), move belay 30 or so feet to a bolted belay ledge for Lawn Darts or the 4th pitch of Yard Art. From the belay, move up the slab on good friction and solid edges. Holds get a little thinner/more balancy as the angle increases. The crux is pulling a bulge 2/3 of the way up the route with good feet and thin holds. This is an incredible line with fantastic movement! ...[more]   Browse More Classics in WA

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By Chris Froman
From: Portland, Oregon
Sep 2, 2014
CONDITION REPORT 
I'm hoping someone found a Olympus TG-3 camera at the base of Duty Dome. It would've been found on Saturday 8/30 climbers right of Straight Street under the bolted 5.7. If you've found it please email me at cfroman@gmail.com