Elevation: 8,804 ft
GPS: 37.885, -119.408 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Blitzo on Sep 28, 2006
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Description

East Cottage Dome, also known as Erratic Dome offers beautiful steep knob climbing.
"Knobulator", "Knobnoxious" and "Comfortably Numb" are a few of the classics found here.

Getting There

Follow the trail from the parking lot up to some early granite. Find trail ducks that lead you into the 2nd section of trees til you are at the base of the dome where you will see slabs leading to the summit. Don't hike the summit. Instead follow the base 'til the left of the dome on the ground until you see Peanut gallery which is a black wall with a few bolts. Then scramble up a class 2 to 3 to find the main climbs. The Topo guide doesn't explain this part about where to walk.

14 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at West Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 33
Life in the Cretaceous
Sport, Alpine
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 19
Flintstone
Sport, Alpine 2 pitches
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b
 5
Unknown A
Sport, Alpine
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Comfortably Numb
Trad, Alpine
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 50
Knobulator
Trad, Alpine
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
 19
Mystery Route (Konvicts do Koalas)
Sport, Alpine
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 44
Knobnoxious
Sport, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 30
Knobvious
Trad, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 21
Disintegration
Sport, Alpine
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Rover Take Over
Trad, Alpine
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 52
Orange Plasma
Sport, Alpine
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 12
Liposuction
Sport, Alpine
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Life in the Cretaceous
 33
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport, Alpine
Flintstone
 19
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine 2 pitches
Unknown A
 5
5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b Sport, Alpine
Comfortably Numb
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine
Knobulator
 50
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad, Alpine
Mystery Route (Konvicts do…
 19
5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Knobnoxious
 44
5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Sport, Alpine
Knobvious
 30
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad, Alpine
Disintegration
 21
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Sport, Alpine
Rover Take Over
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, Alpine
Orange Plasma
 52
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
Liposuction
 12
5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport, Alpine
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