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The Cottage Domes are the next domes to the northeast of DAFF. East Cottage Dome is the most popular and offers splendid, steep knob climbing.

Getting There 

Park in a dirt pullout 2.7 miles west of Tuolumne store.

Hike up and slightly left, past a creek bed, then up some slabs to the southwest summit of East Cottage Dome.

Go right, stay high on the slabs below the summit. Traverse around to the face.

For more complete information, get "Rock Climbing Tuolumne Meadows" by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

17 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Cottage Domes:
Flintstone   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 2 pitches, 180'   East Cottage Dome
Comfortably Numb   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b R     Trad, Sport   East Cottage Dome
Knobulator   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 60'   East Cottage Dome
Mystery Route   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   East Cottage Dome
Knobnoxious   5.10c/d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Sport, 1 pitch, 95'   East Cottage Dome
Knobvious   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13     Trad, Sport   East Cottage Dome
Orange Plasma   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 85'   East Cottage Dome
Liposuction   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 85'   East Cottage Dome
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Comfortably Numb 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : East Cottage Dome
This sporty classic climbs steep knobs past five bolts. Starts just left of a thin, right leaning seam....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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