This is a great yet small dome of granite just south of the summit. It offers some great steep slabs and some awesome cracks.
From the summit of Mt. Ann, head south. This crag will be obvious.
Climbing Season For the Cape Ann area.
Weather station 5.9 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For South Dome
Skin Doom V2 5+ MA
: Cape Ann
: ... : STD Slab
This is a face climb on slightly overhanging rock so it's a stand out in the South Dome friction scene. Sit start with hands matched on the shallow, left-facing flake, then traverse up and right to yonder jug via two crimps. Top out from the jug, which is easier than it looks (especially if I can do it). Using the face to the far right is considered ungentlemanly. ...[more] Browse More Classics in MA
A nice crack at South Dome.
South Dome needs some work.
Jun 20, 2013
I checked this place out after Pete recommended it. It is indeed pretty cool. The slabs are nice sized (for bouldering) and pretty clean, and the landings are generally pretty good. Being near the summit, it is open and sunny, won't seep, and should dry fast. I think there is some potentially pretty hard friction problems here including some highballs. It's basically a little slab training ground that is likely climbable pretty much year round.