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This is the big dome, south of the Mokelumne River. Its 1,500' face offers a variety of routes.
The approach is obvious.
6 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Calaveras Dome:
Sands of Time 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 11 pitches, 1000'
Old Smokey 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 7 pitches
War of the Walls 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13 Trad, Grade IV
Fallen Angel 5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Medicine Man 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ E3 5c A0 R Trad, Aid, 8 pitches, 600'
Silk Road 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c PG13 Trad, 14 pitches, 1000'
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War of the Walls 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b PG13 CA : Sacramento Valley/Foothills : ... : Calaveras Dome
This climbs a line near the center of the North side of the dome.Start from a terrace and to the left of a right facing dihedral.Climb a 5.10a crack to a belay. Continue up the crack (5.10b) to a belay with two Bolts. These two pitches can be combined with a 60M rope.Move up a left leaning arch to a sling belay (5.10c).Climb a 5.8 crack and corner to a two bolt belay.A 5.9 corner is followed to a two bolt belay at it's end.Climb 5.9 face past two bolts, then up and right to a third bolt and hea...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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