Goldfinger Rock Rock Climbing
Looking downhill at Goldfinger Rock, JTNP.
This, the first rock you encounter on the approach, is located on the right side of the gully and distinguished by a clean left-facing dihedral and a large flat topped boulder lying below the lower portion of the rock.
There are roughly a half dozen routes here ranging from 5.6 to 5.10a with an equal mix of sport and trad climbs.
Located on the right side of the approach gully a little way down and right from GoldenEye Spire
. Plan on about a 35 minute approach from the car.
Climbing Season For the Joshua Tree National Park area.
Weather station 3.0 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Featured Route For Goldfinger Rock
View to a Thrill 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Goldfinger Rock
Located on the right side of the formation and starting from the right (downhill) side of a huge fallen block which forms a sloping slab.Step off the slab and onto the featured arete, working your way back and forth slightly to find the easiest line. At the top the angle kicks back a little and some delicate holds demand some care as you make the last moves to the anchor. Great rock and positioning on this one....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Goldfinger Rock at the Safe Zone, JTNP.