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Warning: The first 20 feet of this climb are unprotectable and have sent many an unprepared climber to hospital.

Ethic: inherited from Joshua Tree National Park

Be aware that you are climbing and staying in a National Park. Certain rules apply for climbers regarding climbing and camping, please make sure to get the latest rules once you enter the park.


Route History:

There is no known route history.


Located in The Old Woman approx:
Lat/Long: 34.016620,-116.163771

Route Grade Citations

5.7 X Community registered grade
5,7 X
5.7 Rock 'N Road: Rock Climbing Areas of North America
5.7+ Jeff Morrison
5.7+ Southwest Rock Climbing SoCal Select
5.7 Philip Armstrong
5.7+ Joshua Tree National Park California: Classic Rock Climbs
5.7+ Rock Climbing Guide: Joshua Tree

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 77%

Lead Styles

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Comments keywords

crux sustained sandbag hard super fun cool perfect good great classic awesome scary fall runout unprotected easy crack

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