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Charlotte Dome

Charlotte Dome
Highest point
Elevation10,630+ ft (3240+ m) NGVD 29[1]
Prominence66 ft (20 m)[1]
Coordinates36°46′57″N 118°28′50″W / 36.7824365°N 118.4806533°W / 36.7824365; -118.4806533[2]
Charlotte Dome is located in California
Charlotte Dome
Charlotte Dome
LocationKings Canyon National Park, Fresno County, California, U.S.
Parent rangeSierra Nevada
Topo mapUSGS Mount Clarence King
Easiest routeExposed scramble, class 3[3]

Charlotte Dome is a granite dome in California's Kings Canyon National Park. It lies to the southeast of Glacier Monument and north of Bubbs Creek. It is most easily accessed from the Onion Valley trailhead to the east. The South Face Route is featured in Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.[4][5] This climb is a grade III, class 5.7.[3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Charlotte Dome, California". Retrieved 2016-03-24.
  2. ^ "Charlotte Dome". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved 2012-03-31.
  3. ^ a b Secor, R.J. (1999). The High Sierra Peaks, Passes, and Trails (2nd ed.). Seattle: The Mountaineers. pp. 164–165. ISBN 978-0898866254.
  4. ^ Roper, Steve; Steck, Allen (1979). Fifty Classic Climbs of North America. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books. ISBN 0-87156-292-8.
  5. ^ Croft, Peter (2002). The Good, The Great, and the Awesome. Maximum Press. ISBN 0-9676116-4-4.
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