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Main Dome Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 9,455'
Location: 37.9163, -119.42291 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Sep 16, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Pluto Dome topo, by Errett Allen.

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Description 

This is the Highest part of the dome. Easily recognozed by the obvious "S Chimney".

Getting There 

To approach the right side routes, it is best to climb one of the Pluto Slab routes.

Climbing Season

For the Tuolumne Meadows area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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Featured Route For Main Dome

Rocket to Uranus 5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a  California : Yosemite National Park : ... : Main Dome
1. 5.11a - short pitch, Climb up the brush covered ledge and look for a single bolt that protects a difficult face move left to a small ledge at the base of a right facing corner. Use large cams for the anchor.2. 5.10c, Climb up the corner in thin cracks (10c), then up into a wide chimney with a hand crack on one side. Continue up and out of the chimney to a point where you can traverse right to a nice ledge with bolted anchor.3. 5.11b/c, Traverse back left into the crack system and follow it a ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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