Desert Island Rock Climbing
This is a larger formation, just northwest of Cat Pinnacle. The east wall has several obvious crack systems.
There is a good topo map of the area in Vogel's guide. It is southwest of The Titanic and southeast of Hone Dome.
Weather station 13.0 miles from here
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Fumblers Below The Roof 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Desert Island
Moderate climbing leads up to the alcove near the top, and the roof above. Fun hand jamming (crux) leads out over the roof to easier going above. The photo in Vogel's guide shows this route following an open face to the left of a wide crack, below the alcove. This face would be unprotected, and we climbed a short distance up the wide crack, before exiting up and left along a crack system. This takes you to a large ledge system - walk right to the base of the alcove....[more] Browse More Classics in CA