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Hammer Dome

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Gemini Cracks T 
Sea of Holes T 
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Squeaks of Gold T,S 
Wings and Stings T 

Hammer Dome 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 38.49188, -120.22803 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 22, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Hammer Dome, approach beta


This is the smaller dome, north of Calaveras Dome.

Watch out for poison oak.

Getting There 

Walk the aqueduct west to the cliff.

Climbing Season

6 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hammer Dome:
Wings and Stings   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   
Gemini Cracks   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches   
Sea of Holes   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad   
Smoke Screen   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 6 pitches, 600'   
Squeaks of Gold   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 200'   
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Featured Route For Hammer Dome
"Gemini Cracks". <br />Photo by Blitzo.

Gemini Cracks 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Central Sierra : ... : Hammer Dome
From below the obvious, right-leaning, parallel cracks, climb up past bushes and follow the cracks for three pitches. Rappel off....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Climbing on Hammer Dome. <br />Photo: Gordon Collection.
Climbing on Hammer Dome.
Photo: Gordon Collection.
Climbing on Hammer Dome. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Climbing on Hammer Dome.
Photo by Blitzo.
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