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Elevation: 8,000 ft
GPS: 35.851, -118.271 Google Map · Climbing Map
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Shared By: ttriche on Oct 17, 2006
Admins: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes
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Description

Solitude and well-bolted sport climbs on highly featured, golden granite characterize this group of walls, domes, and spires.

Getting There

North of Kernville, the Sherman Pass road intersects Rt 155 (?) before it veers left towards Johnsondale. Several miles to the east of the intersection, Cherry Hill Road intersects Sherman Pass Road. Take Cherry Hill road south, past Big Meadow, following signs for Taylor Meadow until you see a sign demarcating Taylor Creek from Taylor Meadow. This will be a left turn. Follow the road to its end, where a logging road branches off uphill to the right. High-clearance vehicles can follow this logging road for another mile to within sight of the Domes and good camping; others will want to park at the road's end and pack their stuff in. From the logging road, the Domes are about 30 minutes' hiking, well-cairned.

The road is likely to be impassable after the first big snow each winter.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Church Domes

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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Liquid Jesus
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Liquid Jesus Rock of Ages 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
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Guy Keesee
Moorpark, CA
Guy Keesee   Moorpark, CA
2014 UPDATE..... The sign that says Taylor Mdw that a way, and Taylor Creek that a ways, is back. So the drive instructions are now pretty much correct.

Please note, Some folks call the climbs here "SPORT CLIMBS". Some are and some are not. The place was partialy developed in the late 80's by people who will not pass up a good gear placement. Many of the climbs need gear, mostly stoppers and slings over and around knobs, water runnels. The bolted anchors are not always a 1/2 rope lenght to the ground.

Have fun. Jun 6, 2014

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