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The little brother/sister to The Dome with the same type of Crack, Friction, and Face climbing.....just shorter.
There are multiple ways to get here, but I am only giving the most direct route from Denver. Head West on US 285 to Pine Junction then turn South towards Pine/Deckers on 126 Rd. Not too far past Pine you will come upon FR 96 where you will turn Left (East/North East). After you turn you will see the impressive Cathedral Spires area and start drooling. Continue approx. three miles to a turn out on the left. Just to the South of the turn out is the Chicken Boulder Crag and to the North are the Angle Iron Slabs. Look for the trail and start walking. Once The Little Dome becomes visible, look for a trail that heads North.
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Little Dome:
Goofy 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 105'
Arching Way 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c Trad, Sport, 2 pitches
Motor Breath 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, Sport, 1 pitch, 60'
Original Sin 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Beer Drinkers and Hell Raisers 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b R Sport, 1 pitch, 130'
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Arching Way 5.9- 5c 17 VI HVS 4c CO : South Platte : ... : The Little Dome
A very nice, long, moderate climb. There is a system of cracks right in the middle of the rock and this one is on the left side of that system. There is one bolt, just above the crack as it angles to the left. It is very old and I don't think it's really needed. At least it was there when I climbed it a few years back. Use the bolt, but don't be fooled into starting on the face. Just keep moving along the crack till you get to the rap slings about 130' from the deck. Easy 5th class climbi...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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