Midway Dome Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Midway Dome, as seen from the pass between Midway ...
This dome to the north of Big Sleep can be easily seen from Big Sleep's summit and is remarkable for it's highly featured and nearly vertical south face. The wall bristles with hundreds of plates. One .11b goes straight up the water chute in the center of the face. To the left are a few routes 5.8 and under. This face gets sun until late afternoon.
Very easily approached from the summit of Big Sleep. The guidebook describes the primary approach as being from the Lookout, but I'm not familiar with that way.
Climbing Season For the Shuteye Ridge area.
Weather station 8.9 miles from here
2 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Midway Dome
Didgeridude 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c California
: Southern Sierra
: ... : Midway Dome
A nice clip-up on a highly featured and steep face, this route is a wonderful climb that would have a huge line if it were alongside the road rather than in the middle of nowhere. Locate the detached pointy boulder to the right of the water chute in the center of the face. Climb this, clip a bolt under a bulge, then trend up and left toward the water chute past six more bolts to a pair of bolts with quicklink that serve as an anchor for this and Bullroarer, the .11b to the left....[more] Browse More Classics in California