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Dog Dome Rock Climbing 

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Dog Dome is a smaller formation located on the northeast shoulder of the more well-known Lembert Dome. Dog Dome is about 300' tall and hosts four recorded routes, the most popular being the North Face (5.8, 3 pitches).

Getting There 

About 1/4 mile east from the TM Lodge, jump on the Dog Lake/Young Lakes Trail and hike north. Once in the open meadow, the north face of Dog Dome can be seen off to your left. Allow 15-20 minutes for the approach.

Climbing Season

For the Tuolumne Meadows area.

Weather station 6.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Classic Climbing Routes in Dog Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Dog Dome:
North Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 3 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For Dog Dome
Rock Climbing Photo: P1 of the North Face on Dog Dome

North Face 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Dog Dome
A fun 3-pitch route up the center of Dog Dome. Varied, with some OW, hand-jamming, chimneying, and face thrown in the mix.P1) Head up the obvious 8" wide crack in a shallow LF corner. Small gear can be placed in a crack on the right. Belay at a nice stance with a few fixed pins and supplemental gear. 5.7P2) A section of steep hand jamming through a bulge leads to an easy chimney. Again, belay at a great ledge. 5.8.P3) A short LF corner leads to fun face and knob pulling to the top...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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