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Routes in Dinkum Gulley

Amazing Chimney TR 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Batman Can't Fly T,TR 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Dinkum T,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Drastical T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Dreamer TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Dreamer to Planned Obsolescence Traverse V0+ 4+
Finger Eater T,TR 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a
Knob Job TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Lap Dancing TR 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
Magic Beans T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Nightmare TR 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
Palm Beach TR 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b
Planned Obsolescence T,TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
Pod, The T,TR 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Robin's Attic T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Description

Dinkum Gulley (named after a lovely crack that cuts through its face) is the southwest facing side of Buck's Bar Dome.

The upper/left section features Dinkum crack.

The middle section is Areta Franklin Buttress.

The right/lower section is Palm Beach Buttress.

The narrow and huge chimneys on either side of Areta both can be scrambled through to reach other parts of the dome. A headlamp is recommended on at least the first visit inside.

Getting There

The Cosumnes River Gorge access trail skirts around the top of the dome and circles west. Follow use trails back towards the dome down a gulley to the base of Dinkum crack.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Dinkum Gulley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
 46
The Pod
Trad, TR
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
 24
Magic Beans
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
 12
Drastical
Trad
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13
 8
Planned Obsolescence
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 115
Dinkum
Trad, TR
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 4
Knob Job
TR
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 3
Robin's Attic
Trad
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 3
Lap Dancing
TR
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b
 4
Nightmare
TR
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Pod
 46
5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, TR
Magic Beans
 24
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Drastical
 12
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad
Planned Obsolescence
 8
5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13 Trad, TR
Dinkum
 115
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad, TR
Knob Job
 4
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a TR
Robin's Attic
 3
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Lap Dancing
 3
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b TR
Nightmare
 4
5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b TR
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