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Cool Dome Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.05385, -116.1762 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 21, 2003
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Description 

Cool Dome is a good destination for a hot day or a cool one. The south and west side is in the sun all day and has several good routes. On the left side of the face are 3 very good 5.9 routes. All have 5 bolts and are a tiny bit loose. Good climbing and position. Bedtime for Democracy (5.10b**) is on the right and is very good. The east side is in the shade all day and has a very good 5.9 bolted route (Stardust Memories**) on good varnish (for the most part). The two 5.10a cracks are to the right and are worth climbing. Too Cool has no mega-classics but Too Secret to Find is just up the gully. Names and FA info to appear in the new guide.


Getting There 

Start the approach as for Hidden Dome. The trail starts northeast and goes for approx. one mile before curving north when it reaches the base of the Too Secret Too Find area. If you are going to Too Cool Dome turn right and go up the gully which leads to the Too Secret Area. Go about halfway up and the Cool Dome is in the same gully and on the left.


Climbing Season



Weather station 8.7 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',1],['5.8',0],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


Featured Route For Cool Dome

Bank Note Blues 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Cool Dome
This was a fun climb. It is a great climb to practice OW technique. I felt it was pretty sustained throughout the offwidth part, so IMO it deserves at least a star. It eases way up at the top in a fun crack. It is a little dirty at the bottom, but gets much better after a few moves....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Cool Dome is the formation on the lower left side ...
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