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This area lies to the east of Pope’s Hat. It is named for its signature climb: Big Bob’s Big Wedge – a boulder problem going out a long roof crack near the ground.
The easiest approach is from the eastern parking loop in the Live Oak Picnic Area – walk south and west from there.
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Big Bob's Big Wedge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c V5 6C Trad, Boulder, 40'
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Big Bob's Big Wedge 5.11 6c+ 23 VIII- E4 5c V5 6C CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Big Bob's Big Wedge
This is one of the best crack problems anywhere. It starts out tight offwidth/big fists and fires out the slightly rising roof for thirty+ more feet of hands and fists, culminating in a wide exit that people overcome with various techniques probably mostly dependent on their hand size. The last moves can be committing.This should be on every wide-crack climber's tick list for Joshua Tree. The 5.11 rating is what's given in the Vogel guide, while the V5 is what's given in the bouldering guide ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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