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One of the largest formations in the City of Rocks, Steinfell's Dome, AKA Chinaman's Head, has 10 routes of length. The granite here is slabbier than most of City of Rocks granite but it still has features. The routes are on the East, South, and West faces.
Steinfell's Dome is east of Granite Mountain Peak, the highest peak on the ridge. From City of Rocks Road, take Circle Creek Overlook Road to it's end. Then take the trail that heads north, aiming for the obviously large formation of Steinfell's. When one reaches Steinfells, pick your face and take the soft trail to your climb.
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Steinfell's Dome:
Theater of Shadows 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Sport, 4 pitches, 500'
Sinocranium 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 7 pitches, 650'
Southern Arches 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 4 pitches, 850'
Featured Route For Steinfell's Dome
Felspfeiler 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c ID : City of Rocks : Steinfell's Dome
Finding this unique feature should be fairly straight forward. Everyone descending from Sinocranium, the most popular route on Steinfels (Stone Rock) Dome, will pass by the beginning of Felspfeiler (Rock Pillar). Or, you can hike directly to it with just an additional 5-10 minutes walk up from the start of Sinocranium.Pitch #1: Climb awkward yet fun down sloping holds up a steepening cruxy mid section to an easy roof and typical nice City slab to the top and a two-bolt belay. 5.8, 35m, 1...[more] Browse More Classics in ID
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