Sierra National Forest, Black Rock Dome, Bad Day At Black Rock. Black Rock Dome is a 600-foot south-facing formation just northwest of (and easily visible from) the road to Black Rock Reservoir. In August, Jim Zellers, Pete Taylor and I approached from the northwest via a dirt road and gnarly bushwhacking along the base. We climbed four pitches up the longest (central) portion of the dome. A great knob and bolted face pitch led to nice cracks followed by more face climbing (easy but runout) next to a large chimney to the top. Bad Day At Black Rock (III 5.10+) appeared to be the first route on the dome.
Richard Leversee, unaffiliated