Elevation: 8,601 ft
GPS: 37.845, -119.444 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Josh Janes on Sep 21, 2006
Admins: Mike Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Vicki Schwantes, Justin Johnsen
Access Issue: Latest updates on Covid and falcon closures. Details

Description

Pywiak Dome is the dome just east of Tenaya Lake and really close to the road. The Dike Route is the obvious landmark, but other (excellent) climbs include Aqua Knobby, Zee Tree, and Needle Spoon.

Getting There

Park at the obvious, large dirt pullout on the south side of the road and descend steeply down and over to the base of the dome. Approach time is about 5 minutes.

12 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Pywiak Dome

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5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 251
Zee Tree
Trad, Sport 6 pitches
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 5
House Calls
Trad 4 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R
 103
The Dike Route
Trad, Sport 5 pitches
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
 122
Aqua Knobby
Trad 4 pitches
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13
 43
Needle & Spoon
Sport 4 pitches
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 3
Foote Route
Trad 5 pitches
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R
 21
Electric Africa
Trad, TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Zee Tree
 251
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, Sport 6 pitches
House Calls
 5
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad 4 pitches
The Dike Route
 103
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R Trad, Sport 5 pitches
Aqua Knobby
 122
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13 Trad 4 pitches
Needle & Spoon
 43
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13 Sport 4 pitches
Foote Route
 3
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad 5 pitches
Electric Africa
 21
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b R Trad, TR
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