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Ken Black Memorial Dome Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.02795, -116.17773 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 21, 2006

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This is a rather large formation. Unlike many walls that face northeast (i.e. very little sun on winter mornings), the main wall on this rock faces mostly east, giving direct morning sun. The rock quality is good, and the routes are generally worth doing. It is named after a colorful character who liked to climb at JT.

Getting There 

It is just west of the road, and just southeast of Left Hand of Darkness. ItÂ’s a few hundred yards past the turnoff to Lost Horse Ranger Station.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Ken Black Memorial Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ken Black Memorial Dome:
Blackjack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: "Holiday In The Sun". Photo by Blitzo.

Holiday In The Sun 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ken Black Memorial Dome
a fairly nice, runout face climb that gets morning sun The bulge at the bottom is apparently 5.11, and not on the route....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Ken Black Memorial Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Ken Black Memorial Dome. Photo by Blitzo.

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