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There is an obvious wide chimney on the side facing the road -- climb this chimney, or mostly the right-side wall of the chimney on veneer plates and cracks. Then, rather than having to pull the over-hanging apparent finish, escape back through a tunnel (the "eye").

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 Cyclops Rock approx:
Lat/Long: 34.014812,-116.159392

Route Grade Citations

5.3 PG Community registered grade
5.1 Rock Climbing Guide: Joshua Tree
5.3 R Southwest Rock Climbing SoCal Select
5.3 R Joshua Tree National Park California: Classic Rock Climbs
5.3 PG

Route quality

Route quality

Overall quality score: 65%

Lead Styles

Lead styles pie chart

Comments keywords

good great fun classic crack

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Check out what is happening on The Eye (note there is an unresolved system issue where ascents logged before 2010 are not displayed in the stream below). If you just want to see beta then click on view ascents with beta.