The Middle Kingdom Rock Climbing
This area encompasses formations rising from the valley floor found on the right side of the Wonderland trail, past Ellsmere/Gilligan's Islands. Unlike the guide books, this area also includes the Land's End due to its proximity.
Hike in about about a mile, just past the large tailing Ellsmere formation.
Weather station 8.4 miles from here
72 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',28],['1 Star',33],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Middle Kingdom
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Middle Kingdom:
Featured Route For The Middle Kingdom
Asian Fever 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Asian Fever Buttress
This fun climb goes up the face just right of a crescent crack ("Yellow Peril") on the left portion of the south face. Climb brown, featured rock to a bolt. Continue up slab passing six more bolts. Cracks on top for placing anchors. A fixed pin and bolt rappel station is located on a block, down and left.This route is rated 5.8 in Vogel's Joshua Tree West guide, but it's more like 5.6. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
Middle Kingdom. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: The Shady Spot