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Lembert Dome

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Lembert Dome

Lembert Dome from Tuolumne Meadows
Elevation:9,450 ft (3,285 m)
Coordinates: Template:Coor dms
Location:California, USA
Topo map:USGS Tioga Pass
Range:Sierra Nevada
Type:Granite dome
Age of rock:Cretaceous
Easiest route:hike

Lembert Dome is a granite dome in Yosemite National Park, California, USA. Lembert Domes soars 800 feet above Tuolomne Meadows and the Tuolomne River and can be hiked starting at the Tioga Road in the heart of Tuolomne Meadows, 8 miles west of the Tioga Pass Entrance to Yosemite National Park.

Lembert Dome was named after John Baptist Lembert, a homesteader in Tuolumne Meadows [1] (http://www.yosemite.ca.us/history/place_names_of_the_high_sierra/l.html).

Rock climbers can scale the face from the parking lot just off the Tioga Road, but hikers can simply walk up the back side or take the challenging steeper trek up the face starting from just east of the parking lot. Triumphant climbers have sometimes been disappointed to see children and infants at the top, with their families on a hike.

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