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Steinfell's Dome

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Steinfell's Dome Rock Climbing 


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Location: 42.09646, -113.68672 View Map  Incorrect?
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A sunrise look at Steinfell's Dome and Jackson's T...

Description 

One of the largest formations in the City of Rocks, Steinfell's Dome, AKA Chinaman's Head, has 10 routes of length. The granite here is slabbier than most of City of Rocks granite but it still has features. The routes are on the East, South, and West faces.

Getting There 

Steinfell's Dome is east of Granite Mountain Peak, the highest peak on the ridge. From City of Rocks Road, take Circle Creek Overlook Road to it's end. Then take the trail that heads north, aiming for the obviously large formation of Steinfell's. When one reaches Steinfells, pick your face and take the soft trail to your climb.

Climbing Season



Weather station 14.9 miles from here

7 Total Climbing Routes

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

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Steinfell's Dome:
Theater of Shadows   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 4 pitches, 500'   
Sinocranium   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 7 pitches, 650'   
Southeast Face   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches   
Southern Arches   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 4 pitches, 850'   
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Rock Climbing Photo:    The beautiful expanse of rock on the 2nd pitch....

Old School, New School 5.7+ 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  ID : City of Rocks : Steinfell's Dome
Start just left ( West ) of Theater of Shadows. Climb,... tending slightly left toward breaks and thin cracks where protection may be realized. Continue up the thin cracks in small left facing corners,... until a very good belay point is realized at about the 180 foot level. The second pitch ascends the thin crack system for approximately 30 more feet,... when one exits right and upward across a beautiful face section to the chains on the 2nd pitch of Theater of Shadows....[more]   Browse More Classics in ID

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Rock Climbing Photo: The rappel from Stienfell's Dome involves two ...
BETA PHOTO: The rappel from Stienfell's Dome involves two ...
Rock Climbing Photo: The descent from Jackson's Thumb involves two ...
BETA PHOTO: The descent from Jackson's Thumb involves two ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Stienfell's Dome. Jackson's Thumb is on th...
Stienfell's Dome. Jackson's Thumb is on th...
Rock Climbing Photo: On the approach to Stienfell's Dome from the C...
BETA PHOTO: On the approach to Stienfell's Dome from the C...
Rock Climbing Photo: Favorite view
Favorite view
Rock Climbing Photo: The Dome
The Dome
Rock Climbing Photo: An August sunrise over Steinfells Dome.
An August sunrise over Steinfells Dome.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jackson's Thumb is a subsidiary summit of Steinfel...
Jackson's Thumb is a subsidiary summit of Steinfel...
Rock Climbing Photo: Steinfell's Dome from Circle Creek Overlook parkin...
BETA PHOTO: Steinfell's Dome from Circle Creek Overlook parkin...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jackson's Thumb and Steinfells Dome
BETA PHOTO: Jackson's Thumb and Steinfells Dome
Rock Climbing Photo: chinaman's head and jackson's thumb
BETA PHOTO: chinaman's head and jackson's thumb
Rock Climbing Photo: Steinfell's Dome and Jackson's Thumb
BETA PHOTO: Steinfell's Dome and Jackson's Thumb

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