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Routes in Dome Rock
|Air Corner TR 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Anti-Jello Crack T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a|
|Arch Bitch-Up T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Arwen T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R|
|Between Nothingness and Eternity S 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c PG13|
|Close To The Edge T,S 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13|
|Direct Anti-Jello Crack T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13|
|Good Samaritan, The T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a PG13|
|Handycraft TR 5.9+ 5c 17 VI 17 E1 5a|
|Just Barely T,S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c PG13|
|Last Dihedral, The T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13|
|Last Homely House T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Left Crack T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c|
|Old Man Quiver S 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c|
|Red Mushrooms T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13|
|Sanitarium T,S,TR 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a|
|Tobin's Dihedral T 5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b|
|Tree Route T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b|
|Vicious T 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a|
|Windjammer T 5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b R|
|Type:||Trad, 500 ft, 4 pitches, Grade II|
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|Shared By:||Matthew Fienup on Jul 23, 2006|
|Admins:||Matthew Fienup, Muscrat, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes|
DescriptionThe Tree Route is the true "trade route" of Dome Rock--expect to wait in line.
P1 (5.5, ~110 ft.): follow an obvious hand crack that heads right and then diagonals left to a large yellow pine. An excellent hand jam between the giant conifer and the rock allows you to pull past the tree and onto a generous ledge. From the ledge, climb a slab past intermittent cracks to the belay stance above a second, smaller pine tree. Belay takes 1/2" to 3/4"
P2 (5.6, 120 feet): truly classic for the grade! Jam and lieback an obvious handcrack. Look for excellent foot holds on the face to the left. The first 80 feet or so is sustained 1/2-3/4". Either carry extra gear of this size or leap-frog your gear up the crack with you. When this crack tapers and disappears, step left and follow intermittent thin cracks (TCUs helpful) to an obvious triangle shaped ledge/basin. Belay here (belay takes 2.5" to 3.5"--I often use two #3 camalots).
P3 (5.5, 110 feet): follow a large (4 to 5") crack, which eventually tapers and turns to a shallow, right-facing corner. Belay on an obvious ledge with three bolts.
P4 (5.6, 180 feet): the technical crux and truly memorable! Step off the belay ledge onto a delicate 5.6 slab. Clip a bolt and hope your feet stick. The slab eases and then gives way to a two-foot "roof" (protected by a bomber 2" piece). From here, the technical difficulties are over. A 3rd class slab leads for over a hundred feet to an obvious horizontal crack. Belay here (belay takes 1/2" to 1-1/2"").