Hammer Dome Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Hammer Dome, approach beta
This is the smaller dome, north of Calaveras Dome.
Watch out for poison oak.
Walk the aqueduct west to the cliff.
Climbing Season For the Calaveras Dome Area area.
Weather station 0.8 miles from here
6 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Hammer Dome
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Hammer Dome:
Featured Route For Hammer Dome
Sea of Holes 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Central Sierra
: ... : Hammer Dome
This route climbs, five pitches up a slab to the right of "Wings and Stings" and to the right of a tall pine tree.Approach through bushes and poison oak to a line of bolts, to the right of the pine and a black water streak.Climb past six bolts (5.10a) to a belay anchor. Another 5.10a pitch leads past five bolts to a two bolt anchor.From here either rappel or continue up two more easier pitches and a class 4 pitch to the top. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Climbing on Hammer Dome. Photo: Gordon Collection.
Climbing on Hammer Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Sea of Holes- Jay Smith Topo
BETA PHOTO: Hammer Dome- Jay Smith Topo
Nov 3, 2014
Snowed about a foot in Tahoe the day before I climbed here. Hammer was 99% dry and could see Kirkwood loaded with snow
This thing bakes in the sun! Perfect for winter