Moonshine Dome Rock Climbing
Moonshine Dome photo by John Hoffman
This is the squat formation south of Wilbur's Tombstone
with several cracks on the east face and a fun face climb - Mule Kick
(5.8) on the south side.
Walk south from Wilbur's Tombstone to reach the formation - the approach takes all of two minutes.
Climbing Season For the Holcomb Valley Pinnacles area.
Weather station 4.5 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Moonshine Dome
Mule Kick 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c California
: San Bernardino Mountains
: ... : Moonshine Dome
This enjoyable route climbs the center of Moonshine Dome's south face and goes at a surprisingly moderate grade.Easy climbing up broken rock (optional gear to 2.5") leads to the first of three bolts which power over a small roof on huge jugs. Higher, easy slab climbing past a possible gear placement (0.04") gains the top and anchors.Easily done as a sport route with only quickdraws, but if climbing at the grade the additional gear might be nice....[more] Browse More Classics in California
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