American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

Kettle Dome, West Face

United States, California, Sierra Nevada

  • Climbs And Expeditions
  • Author: Fred Beckey
  • Climb Year: 1974
  • Publication Year: 1976

The first climb of this face was done on October 20, 1974 by Walt Vennum, Phil Warrender, and me; the route is on the right side (long side) of the face, near where it corners to the south. The route is all face climbing, much on small holds, with a shortage of protection opportunity, especially on the first pitch. About 6 pitches. NCCS II; F7.

Fred Beckey

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