North Dome Rock Climbing
Routes in North Dome
|North of Eden T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|GPS:||36.797, -118.598 Google Map · Climbing Map|
|Shared By:||limpingcrab on Jun 2, 2013|
|Admins:||M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
DescriptionIf anyone adds to this before I find the time please add routes, not areas. With the new routes along the bottom it will only confuse things to make Chernobyl Wall it's own area. Thanks!
North Dome will catch the attetion and imagination of any climbers who visit Kings Canyon. Some call it the El Capitan of Kings Canyon, with it's apron along the base and soaring 1,500 foot white cliffs above. The rock is excellent and the routes vary from long grade V free climbs to one pitch slab routes and several grade V aid routes.
The arch shaped apron along the base is where you'll find many slab and crack routes from 1-5 pitches. This area is called the Chernobyl Wall because of what happens when the summer sun bakes the rock during mid-day, so beware!
Highway 180 closes during the winter, but North Dome is climbable anytime the road is open.
Always check road conditions and peregrine closures Details
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