Charlotte Dome

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Charlotte Dome
Charlotte Dome (cropped).jpg
Elevation 10,662 NGVD 29[1]
Charlotte Dome is located in California
Charlotte Dome
Charlotte Dome
Location in California
Location Kings Canyon National Park, Fresno County, California, U.S.
Range Sierra Nevada
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]
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. ^ "Charlotte Dome". Retrieved 2012-03-31. 
  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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