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Dozier Dome

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Dozier Dihedral T 
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Errett Bit T 
Errett Out T 
Felsic S 
Holdless Horror T 
Isostacy T 
Loud and Obnoxious S 
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Dozier Dome  


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Location: 37.8491, -119.4316 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 8, 2006
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Description 

This area is about 1/2 mile south of Medlicott Dome.
From Hwy 120, this is the lower formation seen to the right of Medlicott.

Getting There 

Park about 1/10 mile east of the Knobs.

From the parking area head away from the road eastward on a climber's trail to the obvious maintained trail (Tenaya Lake trail), turn left, hike a short distance keeping an eye to the right on the look out for a series of cairns leading across rock slabs. From here the trail is pretty well marked (at the large slab head up and left) all the way to the dome.

Follow cairns from the main trail starting at the open, slabby region. The trail leads into the woods off the right side of these slabs and is clear, obvious & easy. Skirts to the right of the swampy region. Below the dome, at the large slab, follow cairns up and left, aiming toward the left-center of Dozier Dome.

20-25 minutes; very straightforward.

Also see "Rock Climbing Tuolumne Meadows" by Don Reid and Chris Falkenstein.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.9 miles from here

20 Total Routes

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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Dozier Dome:
Scandalous Summer   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Trad   
Holdless Horror   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 4 pitches, 550'   
Ripple   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 2 pitches, 320'   
Errett Bit   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 2 pitches, 260'   
Errett Out   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   
Bull Dozier   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 400'   
Isostacy   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 4 pitches, 470'   
Cheeseburgers and Beer   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 190'   
Bit by Bit   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Sport, 2 pitches   
White Lie   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport   
Loud and Obnoxious   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 3 pitches, 500'   
Felsic   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 160'   
Dumpster Evangelist   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 115'   
Cheetos and Everclear   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 180'   
Tourette's   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 110'   
Plutonics   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 3 pitches, 500'   
Ursula   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b PG13     Trad, 3 pitches, 500'   
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Featured Route For Dozier Dome
Holdless Horror.  Prominent crack in center of photo.

Holdless Horror 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b PG13  CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Dozier Dome
P1: Start on the face just right of the bush growing out of the bottom of the crack. Climb up to first horizontal ledge, or, further up to the next smaller one (80 or 100 feet?) and build a belay anchor. 5.6.P2: The "business" pitch. Climb up and mitigate impending horror by using the "holdless" terrain rather than get engulfed in the people eatin', imposing crack. Busy, but, never hard and the pro is decent if you take the time to find the money spots. 5.7.P3: The fun 5.6 pitch. Great ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Take at least one route that tops out on Dozier Dome for this spectacular view of Cathedral and Matthes!
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By Karl K
From: Phoenix, AZ
Aug 8, 2009
The new approach trail is wonderful! (It used to be a sloggy mess if you got into the swamp...)
Follow cairns from the main trail starting at the open, slabby region. The trail leads into the woods off the right side of these slabs and is clear, obvious & easy. Skirts to the right of the swampy region. Below the dome, at the large slab, follow cairns up and left, aiming toward the left-center of Dozier Dome.
20-25 minutes; very straightforward.
By jomey
From: Yosemite Valley
Jun 24, 2012
One of the safest bolted areas you will find in the Meadows.
By BCramer
From: Prescott
Sep 3, 2014
For what it's worth, I was climbing here recently and spoke with several people who missed the turn off the main trail. One couple actually ended up at Medlicott!
From the parking area head away from the road eastward on a climber's trail to the obvious maintained trail (Tenaya Lake trail), turn left, hike a short distance keeping an eye to the right on the look out for a series of cairns leading across rock slabs. From here the trail is pretty well marked (at the large slab head up and left) all the way to the dome.