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No Place Like Dome

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No Place Like Dome 


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Location: 34.03086, -116.04782 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: Murf on Nov 10, 2003
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No Place Like Dome from approach.
Photo by Blitzo.

Description 

An area with a good day of climbing for the savvy 5.10 leader. This rock has one of the shortest approaches in OZ. Standouts include the thin Welcome To Rondoland (aka Glenda's Crack) (5.10d), Click Your Heels Twice (5.10c), Storm Riders (aka The Answer) (5.9) and the enjoyable Honey (5.9).


Getting There 

From southern parking pullout on Gold Park Road, Munchkinland, which includes No Place Like Dome, is the complex area of dark rock visible from the car. Head west-southwest into the obvious drainage for the area. Boulder hop up and left past the first large face encountered. Most of the routes are located on the norh face, and are not visible on the approach. The routes descend to the south (climbers left).


Climbing Season


6 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',4],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['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]


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Storm Riders (aka The Answer) 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : No Place Like Dome
Doug and I climbed this in threatening weather. Exiting from the dihedral was a flake of rock that was a perfect handhold to help pull you out. When exiting, I pulled on that flake and it came off (I have some before/during/after pics of the FA). I don't believe that it was climbed prior to our ascent as this flake would obviously have been touched prior, had the route been climbed. Thus I dispute the "Answer" FA claim. If the "Answer" team can show me photos of that flake there during their asc...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Wash leading to No Place Like Dome. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Wash leading to No Place Like Dome.
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