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King Dome - East Face

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King Dome - East Face 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Jun 16, 2011
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King Dome (East Face), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

A nice assortment of crack and face routes are to be found on this side of the formation with the best here being Arturo's Special (5.8), Tiptoe To Topanga (5.10b) and Mission Impossible (5.11b).


Getting There 

Hike about 200 meters northwest from West Wall Outer (Buckets to Burbank Area) following a vague trail.


11 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',1]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',2],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',2],['5.11',1],['5.12',1],['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 King Dome - East Face:
Arturo's Special   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Steve Aho leading through the crux (just past the first bolt) on Arturo's Special.

Arturo's Special 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : King Dome - East Face
Named for a popular mexican food restaurant in the town of Joshua Tree which closed in 2005.A start in a chossy left-facing corner (pro to 2") leads up right to a low-angled ramp and a high first bolt. Climb past the bolt and continue up and left past two more bolts on near vertical patina edges/friction to a final bolt where the angle lessens and the climbing gets easier but you'll go about 15 feet to the bolted anchor/rap on top.A good climb at a less popular area than many of the Hall Of Horr...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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