Drug Dome is a steep crag by Tuolumne standards and its north face is home to the classics Oz and Gram, as well as some terrifying (but supposedly excellent) face climbs. There has been some recent development of some very hard lines there as well.
The dome is obscured by the trees, but it is located just west of Fairview. Park at a small dirt pulloff on the south side of the road. A trail into the woods leads to a talus field and the first unobstructed view of the intimidating north face -- the obvious corner and roof system of OZ and Gram looms above.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Drug Dome:
Yellow Brick Road WI3+ Ice, 2 pitches, 350 feet
Dope Show 5.8 Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 100 feet
Stemulant 5.10a Trad, 1 pitch, 80 feet
OZ 5.10d Trad, 5 pitches
Gram 5.10d Trad, 3 pitches
Anatolio 5.12b/c R Trad, 5 pitches, 550 feet
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Yellow Brick Road WI3+ CA : Yosemite National Park : ... : Drug Dome
In early summer there is a seeping waterfall down a black streak on the face around the corner from Oz, Gram, etc. In the winter this becomes an ice route. Probably in most years highway 120 is closed for the winter before this happens, but in 2011 the road re-opened in December and did not close for the rest of the year.The route started out fairly easy, and then steepened. Most seemed to belay on screws about 150' up on a bit of a ledge. The second pitch had a short vertical section, and i...[more] Browse More Classics in CA