BETA PHOTO: Comic Book Area detail, Joshua Tree NP
The Comic Book Area
offers an opportunity to get away from the crowds of the nearby Echo Rock Area
and enjoy some fun crack and face climbs with generally good quality rock.
Drive east past Echo Tee for about 0.5 miles along the Bighorn Pass Road, as if heading to Barker Dam, and park in any of several turnouts. From here a marked trail heads south along the edge of the hillside to the various climbing areas. Plan on 5-20 minutes approach depending upon which crag you plan on visiting.
Weather station 9.7 miles from here
72 Total Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',17],['1 Star',39],['Bomb',5]
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T-N-T 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Watergate Rock
A short but fun sprint up the north face of the large block leaning against the northeast face of Watergate Rock.An overhung start plants you onto a narrow flake/ramp which leads upwards to the crux - delicate smearing where the ramp ends. Well-protected and fun with a variety of moves on good rock. Two stars out of five....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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