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Garner Valley

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Garner Valley  


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Elevation: 5,000'
Location: 33.6321, -116.6414 View Map  Incorrect?
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Pathfinder Ranch area,
Romancing the Stone V-5 FA...

Description 

Valley through which highway 74 travels. On the way to Tahquitz for many. Some crags in this area have been developed and there is definitely bouldering to be had.

The much of the area is private property so try and keep your car on public roads and do not disturb.

Getting There 

Off highway 74 between Anza and Mtn. Center.

Web Resource 

Look here for more information.
joshuatreeclimb.com/

Climbing Season



Weather station 5.8 miles from here

2 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
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Featured Route For Garner Valley
The last two bolts of First Strike and me belaying.

First Strike 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  CA : San Jacinto Mountains : ... : Prospect Wall
Climb up and right from the top of Gold Nugget. Clip a bolt and pull the crux to a sloping ledge. Follow the ledge up and left to the right side of two obvious water streaks. Three more bolts up a featured face lead to a bolted rappel anchor. Rappel is about 90 feet back to the top of Gold Nugget so tie knots in the end of your rope.The FA was my first experience using a hand drill on lead. Combined with the gold mining history of the area, "First Strike" seemed an appropriate name. I want...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Pathfinder Ranch Climbing Rock. <br />Happy Camper V-4, PG-13 High Ball. Climb from ground straight up finish right crack at top. FA 1982, Mike Fogarty
Pathfinder Ranch Climbing Rock.
Happy Camper V-4, ...
Pathfinder ranch area, 100 yards above Camp climbing rock. Lock and Reach V-2 FA, Mike Fogarty
Pathfinder ranch area, 100 yards above Camp climbi...
Garner Valley, San Jacinto Mountains
Garner Valley, San Jacinto Mountains
Garner Valley at Dusk
Garner Valley at Dusk
Garner Cattle Company, San Jacinto Mountains
Garner Cattle Company, San Jacinto Mountains
The uncommons. I think the best bouldering I have found yet. You are heading for the rocks on top of the open rock hill on the right. This  photo was taken from hill top on the trail that heads out from behind the garner valley commons
BETA PHOTO: The uncommons. I think the best bouldering I have ...

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By Robin like the bird
From: mountain center ,CA
Jul 29, 2008
If any one is checking out this area I Work at pathfinder Ranch and have been climbing on alot of the boulders in the NF and have beta for the many of the differnt crags and boulders in gardner valley. Shoot me an email if you are curious about any climbing in the area. there is much to be climbed and a ton of boulders to be climbed in a typical so-cal style.

I would alos like to thank who ever has replaced most of the bolts on the climbs on the crags behind the camp. They have made my life alot easier and the climbing safer.
By Damian S.
Aug 30, 2013
Just an update to anyone heading up here...The rap bolts on what I believe they call "gold wall" are looking bad..west rap bolts spin badly and the east has a good size crack in the rock running right thru its bolt.. can walk off tho so probley better to do that

Rap bolts gold wall
Rap bolts gold wall