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
Smoke Screen 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Central Sierra
: ... : Hammer Dome
This quality route climbs through the face and cracks right of Gemini Cracks. The line begins in an arching crack and flake system that leads to a clean friction slab peppered with thin knobs. The route takes the thin crack right of Gemini and continues above for two more pitches. P1: Climb through a right-arching series of flakes and cracks. Pull onto the face above as the arch system peters out. Climb past 2 bolts to a bolted anchor. P2: Friction and knob climbing on a steep face. A fun and ...[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