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Gateway Rock

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Broken Glass T 
False Tumbling Rainbow T 
Hands Away T 
In The Pit T 
Lay Back And Do It TR 
Martin Quits T 
Pit Bull Attack T 
Semi Tough T 
Solo T 

Gateway Rock  


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01242, -116.16858 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 25, 2003
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BETA PHOTO: The northwest face of Gateway Rock from the trail ...

Description 

This is the large formation to your left just as you leave the parking area to enter the Real Hidden Valley. There are many great routes including the fine splitters, In the Pit (5.10a)*, Semi Tough (5.10d)***, Martin Quits (5.10c)***. Broken Glass (5.10a), Solo (5.9+) and the False Tumbling Rainbow (5.8+) are also good.


Getting There 

Park right in front of the Real Hidden Valley trailhead. Look up and left and it is the formation directly in front of you.


Climbing Season



Weather station 10.5 miles from here

9 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',6],['5.11',1],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Gateway Rock:
Broken Glass   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Martin Quits   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
Semi Tough   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Nearing the top of Broken Glass (5.10a), a worthy ...

Broken Glass 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Gateway Rock
This route lies on the left side of a buttress of rock, near the northeast corner of Gateway Rock. It lies about 50 feet right of Solo. Just as you enter into Real Hidden Valley, where the nature trail "T"s, look left to the northeast corner of Gateway Rock. This dogleg crack lies on the east (left) side of a small buttress.This climb has cleaned up very nicely over the years. A good lead for someone breaking into the grade....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Gateway Rock, north face
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