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Elevation: 3,200'
Location: 34.4901, -117.1244 View Map  Incorrect?
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High Desert Crags, Apple Valley Area

Description 

This covers the various crags centered around the Apple Valley Area some of which include The Cemetery, BMX Crags, The Dead Zone, Margheritaville, Tatooine and more.

Getting There 

See the individual crags for detailed approach information.

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.2 miles from here

231 Total Routes

['4 Stars',5],['3 Stars',58],['2 Stars',89],['1 Star',56],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',5],['5.7',6],['5.8',17],['5.9',27],['5.10',55],['5.11',35],['5.12',9],['5.13',4],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',40],['V2-3',25],['V4-5',7],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',1],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Apple Valley Crags:
Battle of the Bulge   V0 4     Boulder, 15'   BMX Crags : The Igloo
Starlite Decay   V2 5+ PG13     Boulder, 8'   BMX Crags : Ring Side Boulders
Pocket Rocket   V3 6A     Boulder, 20'   K-Rock
Mojave Green Arete   5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b     Sport, 40'   The Cemetery : Brown Corridor
Sensible Shoes   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : Brown Corridor
Crack Dream   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   BMX Crags : Lightning Bolt Crag
Umbilical Cord   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   The Cemetery : The Black Tower
Crown of Thorns   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : The Black Tower
Dismembered   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : Pillar of Hope
Changing Forms   5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : The Tombstones
You Must Face Vader   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Tatooine : Vader Roof
Necessary Evil   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Cemetery : Evil Pillar
Rise and Devour   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : Pillar of Hope
Yoda   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Tatooine : Inner Council
Exhumed   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Cemetery : The Black Tower
Circus   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   BMX Crags : Carousel Rock
Existence Denied   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : The Gate Keeper
Return to Hell   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : The Gate Keeper
War Machine   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 30'   The Cemetery : Pillar of Despair
World Full of Hate   5.11c/d 7a 24 VIII 25 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 40'   The Cemetery : Brown Corridor
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Featured Route For Apple Valley Crags
Mike Williams up high, working Necessary Evil.

Necessary Evil 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b  CA : High Desert : ... : Evil Pillar
Climbs the obvious overhanging sculpted arete using balancey moves down low which lead to the upper section of jugs. If this thing went for another hundred feet or so it would be an all-time classic. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Apple Valley Crags Slideshow Add Photo
Sunset from The Cemetery
Sunset from The Cemetery
Early Spring in the High Desert, Apple Valley Area
Early Spring in the High Desert, Apple Valley Area
Margaritaville. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Margaritaville.
Photo by Blitzo.
Alessandria, Apple Valley Area
Alessandria, Apple Valley Area
Margaritaville. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Margaritaville.
Photo by Blitzo.
A little Desert wildlife out in the Apple Valley Crags. PHOTO BY: Rusty Gibson
A little Desert wildlife out in the Apple Valley C...
Climbing at Margheritaville, Apple Valley Area
Climbing at Margheritaville, Apple Valley Area
Another obscure crag, Apple Valley Area
Another obscure crag, Apple Valley Area
High Desert sunset, Apple Valley Area
High Desert sunset, Apple Valley Area
High Desert Sunrise, Apple Valley Area
High Desert Sunrise, Apple Valley Area
Margheritaville, Apple Valley Area
Margheritaville, Apple Valley Area
Approaching storm, Apple Valley Area
Approaching storm, Apple Valley Area

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