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Grizzly Dome  

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Submitted By: Paul Bernard on Oct 27, 2010
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Fun crag right on the side of the road. Bolted sport routes on mainly good rock.

Getting There 

Highway 70, Grizzly Dome Tunnel.

Climbing Season

Weather station 3.9 miles from here

5 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Grizzly Dome:
Three Weenies Doing 5.12   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
Regular Route   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 3 pitches, 200'   
Ursus Horribilis   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 4 pitches, 300'   
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Featured Route For Grizzly Dome
Three Weenies Doing 5.12 in parking area

Three Weenies Doing 5.12 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : Shasta Cascade : ... : Grizzly Dome
Five bolts, 60M rope. Large flake fell recently. New first bolt. Very runout first clip....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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By Christopher Owen
From: Nevada City, CA
May 27, 2011
Easy access, fun routes, good pro, no crowds...my favorite after work crag.
By Matt..C
From: South Lake Tahoe, CA
Jun 11, 2011
Have heard about this from friends. I will try to get some pictures and route info up when I try it out for myself.
By gregthedude
From: cvo
Nov 23, 2011
Anyone know if it's good to climb this time of year? I'll be down over thanksgiving visiting family. Want to check out spots around the chico area......let me know if there's anything else around worth checking out.
By gregthedude
From: cvo
Dec 6, 2011
Made it out over the holiday. Liked the place. there's more than 5 routes here now. Had fun and wished i could've checked more routes out.
By NorCalNomad
From: San Francisco
Jan 20, 2012
If you do some internet searching on the Grizzly dome you can find all about the other routes along the road to it and to the right of the main wall. A great place to take people new to leading and mulitpitch, make sure they have at least a little knowledge of friction climbing.
By Aerili
From: Salt Lake City, UT
Feb 21, 2012
Not to completely violate guideline #1, but I felt that most of the routes here--especially the ones on the far right (not necessarily posted here as of this writing)--were some of the stupidest bolt jobs I've ever seen. Not to say the actual climbing on the routes was bad (some quite fun), but the often-retarded bolt placements were truly head scratchers.

As for the comment about this being a great place for new leaders, ummm...in general not really.
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