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Ken Black Memorial Dome Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.02795, -116.17773 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Jul 21, 2006
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Ken Black Memorial Dome (South Face), Joshua Tree ...


This is a rather large formation. Unlike many walls that face northeast (i.e. very little sun on winter mornings), the main wall on this rock faces mostly east, giving direct morning sun. The rock quality is good, and the routes are generally worth doing. It is named after a colorful character who liked to climb at JT.

Getting There 

It is just west of the road, and just southeast of Left Hand of Darkness. ItÂ’s a few hundred yards past the turnoff to Lost Horse Ranger Station.

Climbing Season

For the Lost Horse Area area.

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Ken Black Memorial Dome

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Ken Black Memorial Dome:
Blackjack   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: Blackout, 5.11a

Blackout 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ken Black Memorial Dome
This along with Blackheart are located on the nice looking "3-tiered" face on the far left side of the Ken Black formation. Easily visible from the road. This is the righthand line passing a couple of bolts to a two bolt anchor/rap...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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