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Coxcomb Mountains

Coxcomb Mountains  


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Submitted By: toddgordon on May 29, 2010
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Description 

East of 29 Palms there is a mountain range of granite called the Coxcomb Mountains. There is alot of rock out there, and not alot of information about the climbing that has been done there. There is 4th and 5th class scrambling and climbing to get to the summits and ridges of some of the peaks in the Coxcombs. It is an area of solitude, stunning desert views, wonderful plant and animal homes, and desert quiet unlike other areas of the Park. Of the few technical rock climbs done in the area, not much has been recorded and information is scarce.

Getting There 

Drive down the main highway past 29 Palms for a half hour or so; you will see the rocks and granite peaks off to your right. Start exploring.

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Here is one crag with a couple of routes on it. There are two climbs on this crag; Pope in a Box  (5.10b T. Gordon, T. Burke, T. Tech), and Connected at the Liver  ( 5.10- T. Gordon, T.Tech, T. Burke, L. Lavoir)
Here is one crag with a couple of routes on it. Th...
Some technical rock climbing has been done on crags in the area.
Some technical rock climbing has been done on crag...
The views and open desert in this area are awesome.
The views and open desert in this area are awesome...
The rugged individuals who dare venture to such wild places. Tucker Tech, Glen Lake, and Larry La Voir.
The rugged individuals who dare venture to such wi...

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