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Astro Domes, The 
Disaster Dome 
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Lenticular Dome 
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Old A Hotie Rock 
Outcast Rock 
Perry Masonary 
Punk Rock (aka Beagle Rocks) 
Wheelbarrow Rock 

West Wonderland Valley Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.038, -116.14611 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Toad Rock from Astro Domes

Description 

This covers the western side of the broad Wonderland Valley which with it's high concentration of classic routes tends to be much more crowded than the eastern portion. Please see the individual crags for more detailed approach information.

Crags here include:

The Astro Domes
Disaster Dome
Don Juan Boulder
Falkor's Digs
Foolproof Tower
Jolly Good Dome
Lenticular Dome
The Moonstone
Old A Hotie Rock
Outcast Rock
Perry Masonary
Punk Rock (aka Beagle Rocks)
Rodeo Rock
The Sanctuary
Wheelbarrow Rock

Getting There 

Standard Wonderland approach via South Wonderland Approach and once in the Wonderland Valley the trail will fork - take the left fork heading west if going to The Astro Domes and vicinty and stay on the main trail heading north for the other crags in the area. Plan on 35 minutes to 1 hour for the approach.

Climbing Season

For the Wonderland Valley area.

Weather station 8.3 miles from here

80 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',20],['2 Stars',34],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',3],['5.8',9],['5.9',15],['5.10',26],['5.11',16],['5.12',4],['5.13',1],['>=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 West Wonderland Valley

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for West Wonderland Valley:
Let Your Freak Flag Fly   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 120'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Southwes...
Mental Physics   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   Lenticular Dome
Hex Marks the Poot   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 120'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - East Fac...
Unconscious Obscenity   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   Lenticular Dome
Breakfast of Champions   5.8+ 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
High Strung   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Foolproof Tower
Dazed and Confused   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 160'   Lenticular Dome
My Laundry   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Lead Us Not Into Temptation   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Southwes...
Solid Gold   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Figures on a Landscape (aka Monkey on My Back)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b R     Trad, 3 pitches, 250'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Northeas...
Godsend   5.10b/c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Southwes...
Piggle Pugg   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Astroturf   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b R     Trad, 2 pitches, 240'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Northeas...
Such a Savage   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c R     Trad, 2 pitches, 170'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Middle Age Crisis   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Unknown Soldier   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 2 pitches, 200'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Northeas...
Buford's House of Liver   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Foolproof Tower
Middle Age Crazy   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   South Astro Dome : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
Gunslinger   5.12b/c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b     Trad, 4 pitches, 400'   North Astro Dome : North Astro Dome - Northeas...
Browse More Rock Climbing Classics in West Wonderland Valley

Featured Route For West Wonderland Valley
Rock Climbing Photo: Grace under pressure on Pitch 1 - Climber: Scott N...

Solid Gold 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Astro Dome - Northeas...
What a great route! This classic route takes a magnificent line up the northeast face of the South Astro Dome in two great pitches. Well worth the thirty minute walk and potential wait if others are already on it. Be advised that this wall can be extremely cold in the winter months.P1) Climb the steep gold streak past 6 bolts and many sharp edges to a belay on a ledge above (5.10a). Set your own anchor, or move slightly right to use the belay bolts on Shooting Star. P2) From the be...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of West Wonderland Valley Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Paul just passed the first bolt on thin ground.  T...
Paul just passed the first bolt on thin ground. T...
Rock Climbing Photo: Punk Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Punk Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Clipping the third bolt on Dazed and confused.
Clipping the third bolt on Dazed and confused.

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