Bush Dome-West-side. Photo by Blitzo.
The routes on "Bush Dome" are on the east side of the formation. The rock is somewhat poor in spots, yet good climbing can be had.
Park at "Roadside Rock". "Bush Dome" is located directly behind "Mel's Diner". Follow the trail to Mel's Diner and pass around it to the right. Ten minutes.
Climbing Season For the Roadside Rocks area.
Weather station 10.1 miles from here
5 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',1]
Featured Route For Bush Dome
Kate's Bush 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Bush Dome
This route is on "Bush Dome" which is right and behind "Mel's Diner". Park at the turnout at "Roadside Rock", and walk a short distance west to the formations. "Kate's Bush" is on the right. You'll see a ledge about 25 feet above. Climb the crack system that takes you to the left side of the ledge. It is probably best to belay here. Then climb the obvious crack above. The lower crack is somewhat grainy and awkward(5.8), and the upper crack is a 5.7- joy....[more] Browse More Classics in California
Bush Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
By Andy Laakmann
From: Bend, OR
Apr 13, 2007
Walk off to the South (climber's left from the East side). We thought this face might be sheltered from the West wind... but it wasn't.
By Serge Smirnov
Feb 21, 2016
34.0285 N, 116.1842 W
Visible from the road if approaching from the north.