Elevation: 2,364 ft
GPS: 35.226, -114.681 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: manuel rangel on Feb 17, 2006 · Updates
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Description

Desert domes of quartz monzonite on a ridge that rises from west to east. Rock quality is similar to Joshua Tree and approaches are varied, with some house-sized boulders complicating the approaches to the higher domes. Bounded on the south by Grapevine Canyon, a popular hike, and on the north by the road to Christmas Tree Pass, the area sees very few visitors. First developed in 1978, it has seen little traffic since then. It is part of the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

Getting There

Located just 5 miles west (uphill) of Laughlin, NV off Highway 163, look for a signed dirt road (Christmas Tree Pass) on the right if coming from Laughlin. Turn right onto Christmas Tree Pass. Drive about 5-10 minutes passing Grapevine Canyon on your left, Sacatone Wash on the left, Piper Wash on your right, continue driving until you go down into a valley filled with granite-monozite on your left. Depending on what formation you are climbing you will want to park at different pullouts. Note: The main parking for Dali Dome/Frock Rock is on the left with a broken yellow gate.

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