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Large, imposing and fairly steep with mostly excellent rock, the North Astro Dome has a dozen or so routes from 5.7 to 5.12 with the better quality lines in the 5.10 and up range. Routes range in length from one to four pitches and descent is made by rappeling from one of several sets of anchors atop the formation.
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11 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for North Astro Dome - Northeast Face:
In Search of Hush Puppies 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b X Trad, 2 pitches, 250'
Figures on a Landscape (aka Monkey on My Back) 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b R Trad, 3 pitches, 250'
Go Figure 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b R Trad, 240'
Astronomical 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 220'
Astroturf 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b R Trad, 2 pitches, 240'
Unknown Soldier 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Trad, 2 pitches, 200'
Repo Man (aka Power Fingers) 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a R Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Gunslinger 5.12a/b 7b 26 VIII+ E5 6a Trad, 4 pitches, 400'
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Astroturf 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b R CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : North Astro Dome - Northeas...
Pitch 1: Begin on Figures On A Landscape. At the 5th bolt on the first pitch, instead of traversing right, climb straight up (5.10a R) to a huge flake, then lieback (5.9) up to a small ledge with a bolt belay. (35m rap/TR)Pitch 2: Up, then left (10+) on steep face past 6 bolts to the top....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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