Charlotte Dome

Charlotte Dome is located deep in the Sierra. It is approached via a 12 mile trail and cross-country route over Kearsarge Pass into Sequoia Kings Canyon National Park. The approach is exemplary of the unlimited scenic backpacking possibilities in the Sierra. The climb is about nine pitches long depending on variations taken.

Elevation: 10,690 feet, 3258m
Difficulty rating: Intermediate
Length of Trip: 3 Days
Difficulty Rating: Grade 5.8

Cost

$675

Dates

TBA, or call SMI for custom dates or private guided trips

Personal Equipment List

CLOTHING

__ __ LIGHT OR MID WEIGHT LONG UNDERWEAR TOP AND BOTTOM
__ __ EXPEDITION WEIGHT LONG UNDERWEAR TOP
__ __ PILE OR WOOL SWEATER
__ __ SYNTHETIC CLIMBING PANTS, OR EITHER WOOL OR PILE PANTS
__ __ NYLON OR GORE-TEX JACKET
__ __ NYLON OR GORE-TEX PANTS OR BIBS
__ __ GAITERS
__ __ WARM CAP
__ __ FACE MASK OR BALACLAVA
__ __ PILE OR WOOL GLOVES
__ __ MOUNTAINEERING SOCKS & LINER SOCKS
__ __ T-SHIRT
__ __ HIKING SHORTS
__ __ BASEBALL CAP

GEAR

__ __ *PACK
__ __ *HIKING BOOTS
__ __ *ROCK CLIMBING SHOES
__ __ *MOUNTAINEERING HELMET
__ __ *CLIMBING HARNESS
__ __ CARABINERS- Two large pear shaped locking, and one straight gate non locking
__ __ BELAY DEVICE
__ __ WEBBING- one 5’ & one 10’ piece of 9/16”, 11/16”, or 1” tubular webbing
__ __ *SKI POLES- optional
__ __ *HEADLAMP WITH A NEW BATTERY AND SPARE BULB
__ __ DARK GLASSES
__ __ WATER BOTTLES- two wide mouth bottles, 1 liter capacity
__ __ POCKET KNIFE
__ __ SUNSCREEN & LIP BALM- spf 15 minimum
__ __ CAMERA AND FILM
__ __ PERSONAL LUNCH FOOD
__ __ SMALL FIRST AID KIT
*Available for rental from SMI