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Lava Dome
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L to R R to L Alpha
But Fear Itself T 
Hot Flashes T 
Kona T 
Lava Lamp T 
Mauna Kea S 
Mauna Loa T 
Nothing to Fear T 
Popo T 
Right Hand of Light, The T 
Standing Ovation T 

Lava Lamp 

YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c

   
Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.4 French: 4a Ewbanks: 12 UIAA: IV ZA: 10 British: VD 3c [details]
FA: Todd Swain
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Submitted By: Bob Gaines on Dec 1, 2008

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Description 

Climb the crack system immediately to the right of Hot Flashes.

Protection 

Pro to 3 inches.


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By C Miller
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Feb 21, 2009
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

Alan Bartlett, Karl Morelock (Karl with a K) and myself climbed this in 1993 believing it to be an FA but apparantly it had been climbed even earlier by Todd Swain who called it Lava Lamp.
By john durr
From: Joshua Tree, CA
Feb 22, 2009
rating: 5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a

I toproped the loose arete right of this and it was not that fun in 2007, easy 5.10. Best forgotten and not bolted.
By MattMyers
Feb 22, 2012
rating: 5.4 4a 12 IV 10 VD 3c

I think this is a great climb for its grade.