BETA PHOTO: Hammer Dome, approach beta
This is the smaller dome, north of Calaveras Dome.
Watch out for poison oak.
Walk the aqueduct west to the cliff.
Weather station 0.8 miles from here
6 Total Routes
['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Wings and Stings 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA
: Central Sierra
: ... : Hammer Dome
This route climbs the obvious right-leaning, right facing corner, to the right of "Gemini Cracks".Wander up a bushy ramp to a broken area beneath the main corner. Climb a pitch to the base of the leaning corner and belay. Follow the corner to a belay below a roof (5.7). A 5.6 pitch leads right, around the roof and up to a belay. Rappel....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Local Information for Hammer Dome
Climbing on Hammer Dome. Photo: Gordon Collection.
Climbing on Hammer Dome. Photo by Blitzo.
Nov 3, 2014
Snowed about a foot in Tahoe the day before I climbed here. Hammer was 99% dry and could see Kirkwood loaded with snow
This thing bakes in the sun! Perfect for winter