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Hidden Dome

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Balance Due T 
Calgary Stampede T 
Major Creative Effort T 
Screaming Poodle, The T 
Screaming Woman, The T 
Too Secret to Find T 
Tucson Bound T 

Hidden Dome  


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Submitted By: Graham Roff on Apr 3, 2006
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BETA PHOTO: Hidden Dome from the valley floor

Description 

This is the obvious large formation near the top of the right side of north wonderland as you approach along the trail. The climbs are situated on the north face of the dome.
The rock quality is good, and the climbing makes the approach worthwhile.

Getting There 

Approach as for North Wonderland. Where the new trail joins with the old dirt road head straight in towards the hillside and head up the most obvious gully (slightly on the right). Hidden Dome is high up on the right.
A tricky section just before the formation can be bypassed by going through a narrow tunnel under the huge boulder in the middle of the gully.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.9 miles from here

7 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',0],['5.10',5],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Hidden Dome:
Tucson Bound   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Calgary Stampede   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
The Screaming Woman   5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Too Secret to Find   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Balance Due   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
The Screaming Poodle   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 75'   
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Featured Route For Hidden Dome
Rick climbing Too Secret To Find.

Too Secret to Find 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Hidden Dome
The most obvious line on this formation, this is a fun route with the crux at the top.Climb up an easy hand crack then pull through on solid face holds to the slighly off-width trough. Struggle through the pod as the route gets harder and harder until a nice jug presents itself just over the roof (5.10b).Pull the overhang on big holds to easier terrain to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Hidden Dome - with (from left to right) - The Scre...
BETA PHOTO: Hidden Dome - with (from left to right) - The Scre...
Hidden Dome - Northeast Face, March 2008
BETA PHOTO: Hidden Dome - Northeast Face, March 2008
Tauru Chaw raps Hidden Dome on a fine fall afterno...
Tauru Chaw raps Hidden Dome on a fine fall afterno...

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By Phil Esra
Dec 1, 2014
There were 18 people at this crag on Thanksgiving day, 2014, spread across several parties. Impressive.