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King Dome - East Face

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King Dome - East Face Rock Climbing 


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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 16, 2011
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King Dome (East Face), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

A nice assortment of crack and face routes are to be found on this side of the formation with the best here being Arturo's Special (5.8), Tiptoe To Topanga (5.10b) and Mission Impossible (5.11b).

Getting There 

Hike about 200 meters northwest from West Wall Outer (Buckets to Burbank Area) following a vague trail.

Climbing Season

For the Hall of Horrors Area area.

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in King Dome - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Dome - East Face:
Arturo's Special   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Tiptoe To Topanga   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Featured Route For King Dome - East Face
Rock Climbing Photo: Trashman Roof

Trashman Roof 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : King Dome - East Face
The majority of climbs on King Dome are on the east face, which is the one visible on the approach from Hall Of Horrors. This climb lies in the center of the east face on a small block situated just in front of the main wall.Scramble up easy face to reach a hand crack over a small roof and continue up the crack above to finish; Short and sweet.A fun little route that is easily led or bouldered depending on one's inclination....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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