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Routes in King Dome - East Face

Arturo's Special T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Aztec Twostep T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Bottom of the Barrel T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Cosmic Dance of Sheba T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
Friction Impossible T 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
Key to the Kingdom T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13
Magic Kingdome T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R
Mission Impossible T 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
Tiptoe To Topanga T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Trashman Roof T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Watercloset, The T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
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Type: Trad, 30 ft
FA: Bob Van Belle, Mike Paul, Guy Andrews & Galen Kirkwood, December 1974
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Shared By: C Miller on Jul 12, 2002 with updates from bvb
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

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Description [Edit]

The majority of climbs on King Dome are on the east face, which is the one visible on the approach from Hall Of Horrors. This climb lies in the center of the east face on a small block situated just in front of the main wall.

Scramble up easy face to reach a hand crack over a small roof and continue up the crack above to finish; Short and sweet.

A fun little route that is easily led or bouldered depending on one's inclination.

Protection [Edit]

A few pieces to 2.5"


Flying T
Flying T  
One of them damn short-person climbs! I think I used a #2 camalot and about an 8 or 9 hex; small to medium for an anchor. The consensus among our group was that the climb was burly enough to be .10a. Although I haven't done it, others said Hobbit Roof involves less strength. Walk-off straight back between two boulders and down a squeeze chimney. Dec 12, 2002
M. Morley
Sacramento, CA
M. Morley   Sacramento, CA  
The first 10' of face climbing involves delicate edging with no pro. A crash pad and/or spotter is a good idea. Dec 21, 2002
Adam D
Los Osos, CA
Adam D   Los Osos, CA
easier face climbing down low than Hobbit Roof. The crack/roof sections on both seem pretty comparable...totally locker. Jan 31, 2009

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