Glory Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
This is a broad, low, smooth formation.
About 50 yards south of Dihedral Rock, also on the west side of the road.
Weather station 10.2 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Glory Dome
Glory Road 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Glory Dome
Enjoyable moves on smooth grey rock characterize this route with the crux coming near the top where one encounters a random, and all natural, perfect two-finger pocket. These rare pockets form on occasion and it's the odd route which features one (see Elephant Walk for another example). Bolted anchor/rap.Well-protected climbing up a steep slab/face within staggering distance of your vehicle make this an obvious choice, yet it rarely sees any action. Two stars out of five. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA