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King Dome - East Face

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King Dome - East Face Rock Climbing 


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King Dome (East Face), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

A nice assortment of crack and face routes are to be found on this side of the formation with the best here being Arturo's Special (5.8), Tiptoe To Topanga (5.10b) and Mission Impossible (5.11b).

Getting There 

Hike about 200 meters northwest from West Wall Outer (Buckets to Burbank Area) following a vague trail.

Climbing Season

For the Hall of Horrors Area area.

Weather station 10.4 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in King Dome - East Face

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for King Dome - East Face:
Arturo's Special   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
Tiptoe To Topanga   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Arturo's Special 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : King Dome - East Face
Named for a popular mexican food restaurant in the town of Joshua Tree which closed in 2005.A start in a chossy left-facing corner (pro to 2") leads up right to a low-angled ramp and a high first bolt. Climb past the bolt and continue up and left past two more bolts on near vertical patina edges/friction to a final bolt where the angle lessens and the climbing gets easier but you'll go about 15 feet to the bolted anchor/rap on top.A good climb at a less popular area than many of the Hall Of Horr...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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