Calaveras Dome Area
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Calaveras Dome and surrounding areas are near Salt Springs Reservoir, on the Mokelumne River, to the southwest of Lake Tahoe.
This area offers excellent multi-pitch free climbs and a few grade V big-wall routes. Getting There
Take Ellis Road from Hwy. 88, south to the area. Another route is the road past Ham's Station.
12 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',7],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Calaveras Dome Area:
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Sands of Time 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CA
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The first pitch climbs through some funky wide stuff, 5.8. Has big bolted anchors.Pitch 2 is the "crux". Go through roof to a bolted ledge. We climbed through these and linked the 3'rd to the big ledge above.The fourth pitch is a short pitch w/ chimney.5'th is the 5.8 fingers/hands. Has bolted anchors at top. One more pitch to the twelve o'clock ledge.If you walk over to the far left side of the ledge you will find some wrap anchors that drop you into silk road which you can wrap to the bas...
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Hammock Bivi on Calaveras Dome. Photo by Blitzo. Mike Corbett jugging with a haul bag on "Warlord"-... "Warlord". Photo by Blitzo. Looking down pitch 2 of Banzai BETA PHOTO: Looking up pitch 3 of Banzai with new bolts BETA PHOTO: Top of pitch 3 of Banzai BETA PHOTO: Pitch 1 of Sands of Time Caroline Duell on the classic 5.8 fingers pitch of... Charley Epperson leading the 2nd pitch of "Panic a... Monica leading the perfect corner, p5, of Silk Roa... Abel linking pitches 2 and 3 of Silk Road. BETA PHOTO: Beautiful afternoon light over Cal Dome and Hidden... Screwing around up on the Silver Streak Slabs. Mike Arechiga on, Fine line. 5.11c. Calaveras Dome... Calaveras Dome. Climber on, Sea Of Holes. 5.10a. Hammer Dome. Calaveras Dome. Kent Schmitz on, Stairway Crack.5.11c Rained out on Hammer Dome. 5/2013. Photo: Dave S...
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