The large brown formation east of Bighorn Pass road, about 250 yards north of the turn-off for Hidden Valley camp ground.


Park in pull-offs on the east side of the road, and walk across the flat desert on obvious paths.

Descent notes

It is easy to hike/scramble down the back (east) side. There are, also, some rap anchors on the south end.

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.


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