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Jazz Dome 

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Elevation: 6,600'
Location: 39.4277, -105.2092 View Map  Incorrect?
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South Platte and Jazz Dome.
Photo by Blitzo.
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Jazz Dome is a slab overlooking the North Fork of the South Platte just west of the small town (and rocks) of Dome Rock. It's south- and east-facing and has a few bolted slab routes.

Hubbel is mistaken concerning the access to this rock. There is private property very close to the rock, but the rock itself is located on Denver Water property and you can access the rock without trespassing. Denver Water claims to have no objections to climbing at Jazz. It also seems as if the current residents are much more laid back than Hubbel's supposed weapons brandishing owner. Message me for details.

Getting There 

From the intersection of Platte River Road and S. Foxton Road, drive just under 2.5 miles east. Just past a driveway on the left, park in a bend in the river on the right. Cross the road and do the short hike to the rock. You can see it from the road.

16 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Jazz Dome:
Easy Listening   3rd 1- 1 I M 1a     TR, 1 pitch, 100'   
Pissappointment   5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b     Sport, TR, 1 pitch, 105'   
D&D   5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c     Sport, 2 pitches, 170'   
Dad Loves Jazz   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 140'   
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I started on the slab on the left edge of the picture to avoid the Poison Ivy.  Then move right and up and follow the bolt line.

Pissappointment 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b  CO : South Platte : ... : Jazz Dome
This is pretty much the same description as Lynn's Route just a little more difficult and a little more interesting. This could be a nice, lower level, slab lead with new bolts and an anchor. As is, it should be considered R/X. If top roping, be very careful of the loose rock during setup. We used approximately 150 feet of rope and slings to top rope off of trees....[more]   Browse More Classics in CO

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Poison Ivy. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Poison Ivy.
Photo by Blitzo.
The dome as seen on the approach.
BETA PHOTO: The dome as seen on the approach.
The approach to Jazz Dome.  Five minutes if you are slow.
BETA PHOTO: The approach to Jazz Dome. Five minutes if you ar...
Location of private land.
BETA PHOTO: Location of private land.
It's so steep! <br />Photo by Blitzo.
It's so steep!
Photo by Blitzo.
Jazz Dome from the parking area.
BETA PHOTO: Jazz Dome from the parking area.
Parry's Bellflower. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Parry's Bellflower.
Photo by Blitzo.
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By Dan Petty
From: Colorado Springs, CO
Nov 4, 2010

The Lat/Long are: 39.427699, -105.20914.

By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Nov 4, 2010

Fun routes to take young kids on. That said, bolts should be updated.

By Allen Hill
From: FIve Points, Colorado and Pine
Nov 7, 2010

That's good to know. I took Ethan here two Springs ago, and it was spinner city.