A remote and seldom visited part of the Park with a few outstanding problems and the potential for more problems for those willing to hike and explore. Don't miss Lotus Flower (V3), Psyche (V4), The Rosetta Stone (V6 R) and Alexandria (V7).
Approach via Split Rocks (passing the The Bond Boulders) or by parking along Park Blvd. (the road to 29 Palms) and hiking west in Desert Queen Wash. See the individual boulders approach information for more details.
Yet another of Joshua Trees most beautiful boulder problems, Alexandria, which follows a crescent shaped Aplite dike of superb quality, and ascends a dead vertical face that rises 23 ft., climbing nearly 20 ft. of absolutely perfect edges.Jump start to a 1 inch deep rail that is about 9ft. up, above a cave-like area. Angle around left and up on immaculate tile smooth rails, up to a royal crown of Jugs. The start has also been done static, pulling off razor thin crimps, done this way it is V9.Thi...[more]Browse More Classics in CA