Charlotte Dome

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Charlotte Dome
Charlotte Dome (cropped).jpg
Highest point
Elevation 10,630+ ft (3240+ m)  NGVD 29[1]
Prominence 66 ft (20 m) [1]
Coordinates 36°46′57″N 118°28′50″W / 36.7824365°N 118.4806533°W / 36.7824365; -118.4806533Coordinates: 36°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
Location Kings Canyon National Park, Fresno County, California, U.S.
Parent range Sierra Nevada
Topo map USGS Mount Clarence King
Easiest route Exposed 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]

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  1. ^ a b "Charlotte Dome, California". Retrieved 2016-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Charlotte Dome". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 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 9780898866254. 
  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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