This trad dome feels of the Sierra, though it's in the Cascades. At about 1,000 feet tall, there are routes for climbers of all abilities on all sides of the rock. Climbing and rock are in some cases excellent, and in other cases quite terrifying.
Hike the VERY long and steadily uphill Castle Crags path from the Vista Point parking area. Hike 2.7 miles to the observation deck, and the west face of the rock will be in front of you in all it's glory.
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Castle Dome - 4th class route X Trad, 5 pitches, 840 feet
the Dike Route 5.10d Trad, 8 pitches, 1100 feet
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Castle Dome - 4th class route X CA : Shasta Cascade : ... : Castle Dome
This is the descent route for climbs going to the summit of the dome. It also makes for a great scramble in its own right.Start on the left hand side of the dome and follow weaknesses and ramps up to the summit. The route never exceeds 4th class but a fall in many spots would be fatal....[more] Browse More Classics in CA