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Morongo Man Cliffs  

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 34.018, -116.0637 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Roger Linfield on Sep 10, 2006
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This formation is about half a mile north of the parking area, at the south edge of a hillside. It contains the classic route "Morongo Man." The routes get morning sun. This area is included under Split Rocks in the Vogel guide, and under Loveland in the Bartlett guide.

Getting There 

Hike north from the Split Rocks parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Split Rocks area.

Weather station 8.0 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Morongo Man Cliffs:
Morongo Man   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
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Aaron from NM looks up at the burly roof ahead.

Morongo Man 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Morongo Man Cliffs
This is a superb big roof crack, with wide hand jamming at the crux, a great climb. Start up a less than vertical crack and climb up to the roof. You can use the wall for a while as you climb under the roof, but then you need to cut loose and do some upside down jamming until the angle eases to vertical. It's difficult to let go and place protection on the crux, but there is nothing but air to hit if you fall. This climb gets morning sun....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Todd Gordon doing "Crimpergirl" at Moron...
Todd Gordon doing "Crimpergirl" at Moron...
Morongo Man Cliffs
BETA PHOTO: Morongo Man Cliffs
Morongo Man Cliffs. Photo by Blitzo.
Morongo Man Cliffs. Photo by Blitzo.
This pinon appears to be growing out of stone. Pho...
This pinon appears to be growing out of stone. Pho...

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