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Battle of the Bulge T 
Do or Fly T 
Grenade Launcher  T 
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades  T 
Machine World 
Puppy Crack T,TR 

Puppy Dome Rock Climbing 


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Location: 37.8754, -119.3457 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: Art Morimitsu on Mar 2, 2007
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Description 

Close to the road/parking lot with a short 5 minute approach.
On the easier low angled face are some good beginner routes and around the far side of the dome is an overhanging face with several quality harder routes. Standout routes would include Do or Fly (5.11c), Horseshoes and Hand Grenades (5.12a) and Grenade Launcher (5.12c).

Getting There 

Drive to the Permit center and park in the parking lot. Near the Southwest corner look for a trail, you can see the dome straight ahead of you.

Climbing Season



Weather station 7.2 miles from here

6 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',2],['5.12',2],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',1],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Puppy Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Puppy Dome:
Puppy Crack   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad, TR, 1 pitch, 30'   
Battle of the Bulge   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 140'   
Do or Fly   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Machine World   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a V3 6A     Boulder   
Horseshoes and Hand Grenades    5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Grenade Launcher    5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
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