North Horror Rock Rock Climbing
Grit Roof (5.10d), Joshua Tree NP
North Horror Rock is a large jumbled formation with routes scattered about it's various faces. Despite it's proximity to the parking area the majority of routes here seldom get done.
Some of the better routes here include the featured face of House Of The Homeless
(5.9), Lippo Suction
(5.10a) a short but fun face, the striking roof crack of Grit Roof
(5.10d), the balancey arete of Ungawaa
(5.11a) and Face Lift
(5.11c) another tricky arete.
Easily reached via a good trail from the paved parking area.
Climbing Season For the Hall of Horrors area.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
10 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in North Horror Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for North Horror Rock:
Featured Route For North Horror Rock
Grit Roof 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : North Horror Rock - South &...
Start in a right-facing corner to approach the roof crack, plug in a piece or two under the roof and turn the lip where the crack quickly widens (this is where the big cam will come in handy). A large flake broke off several years ago and has bumped the grade up from it's previous rating (5.10c). A recommended route for the area that merits three stars out of five....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: North Horror Rock and South Horror Rock (l-r) from...