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Jumbo Rock Area Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,400'
Location: 33.992, -116.0682 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jul 12, 2002
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In the Jumbo Rocks Campground. 3-7-10

Description 

The Jumbo Rocks Area encompasses not only the climbs in the campground proper, but those across the road from the campground, including Conan's Corridor as well as Zebra Cliffs which are a little ways southeast of the Jumbo Rocks CG.

The rock in the area is notoriously rough, even by Joshua Tree standards, but thankfully exceptions exist in certain areas - notably the aforementioned Conan's Corridor and Zebra Cliffs.

Gem (5.8), Colorado Crack (5.9), Nuke the Whales (5.9), Around The World (5.10b), Such A Line (5.10d) and Boulderado (aka California Face) (5.10d) are all of interest if in the area.

Getting There 

Jumbo Rock Campground is along the Sheep Pass Road when driving from the main part of the park (HVCG) to 29 Palms. A prominent sign marks the campground entrance which is about 4.5 miles from Sheep Pass Group Campground.

Climbing Season



Weather station 9.8 miles from here

122 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',10],['2 Stars',46],['1 Star',57],['Bomb',4]
['<=5.6',15],['5.7',8],['5.8',21],['5.9',17],['5.10',54],['5.11',5],['5.12',1],['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]

Classic Climbing Routes in Jumbo Rock Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jumbo Rock Area:
Chernobyl Crack   5.5 4b 13 IV+ 11 MS 4a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Nuclear Reactor Rock
We''ll Get Them Little Pricks (AKA Cunning Linquist)   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Nuclear Reactor Rock
Fool's Gold   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c R     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Conan's Corridor
Gem   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Conan's Corridor
Colorado Crack   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Conan's Corridor
Nuke the Whales   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Nuclear Reactor Rock
Boulder Dice   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Conan's Corridor
The Doublemint Twins (aka Proper B.T.)   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Dr. Haney's Tool Shed Area
Spiderman   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Conan's Corridor
Around The World   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   Zebra Cliffs : Zebra Cliffs East Face
Cut Thin To Win   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Trad, 50'   Zebra Cliffs : Zebra Cliffs East Face
Such A Line   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Zebra Cliffs : Zebra Cliffs East Face
Boulderado (aka California Face)   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 100'   Conan's Corridor
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Featured Route For Jumbo Rock Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Boulderado

Boulderado (aka California Face) 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Conan's Corridor
This is the face to a right-slanting offset seam between Colorado Crack and True Dice. 3 out of 5 stars....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Jumbo Rock Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset light at Jumbo Rocks
Sunset light at Jumbo Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset at Jumbo Rocks
Sunset at Jumbo Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Back loop overview picture
BETA PHOTO: Back loop overview picture
Rock Climbing Photo: Peace sign in the Jumbo Rock area
Peace sign in the Jumbo Rock area
Rock Climbing Photo: Looking back towards Jumbo Rocks, via Pathetic Dom...
Looking back towards Jumbo Rocks, via Pathetic Dom...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jumbo Rocks Campground/Conan's Corridor
BETA PHOTO: Jumbo Rocks Campground/Conan's Corridor
Rock Climbing Photo: Sunset over Jumbo Rocks campground
Sunset over Jumbo Rocks campground
Rock Climbing Photo: In the Jumbo Rocks Campground. 3-7-10
In the Jumbo Rocks Campground. 3-7-10
Rock Climbing Photo: Jumbo Rocks Campgrounds
Jumbo Rocks Campgrounds
Rock Climbing Photo: Retirement Rock
BETA PHOTO: Retirement Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Jumbo Rock CG, Joshua Tree NP
Jumbo Rock CG, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Cliff Detail at Jumbo Rocks. Photo by Blitzo.
Cliff Detail at Jumbo Rocks. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Retirement Rock and Teepee Rocks
Retirement Rock and Teepee Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Jumbo Rocks
Jumbo Rocks
Rock Climbing Photo: Attention Campers!
BETA PHOTO: Attention Campers!
Rock Climbing Photo: Jumbo Rock Area, Joshua Tree NP
Jumbo Rock Area, Joshua Tree NP

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