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Outhouse Rock Rock Climbing 

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Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.


Close to HVCG yet you never see anyone on it. This rock may have the best 5.4 chimney in the park for whatever that's worth.

Getting There 

This is the formation between the Blob and Rock Hudson. From the end of the main loop in HVCG towards the Outback. Outhouse Rock is directly to your right.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.9 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Outhouse Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Outhouse Rock:
Five-Four-Plus   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Outhouse Rock - West Face
Strawberry Jam   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Outhouse Rock - East Face
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Featured Route For Outhouse Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: The East face of Outhouse Rock showing The Loo San...

The Loo Sanction (aka Mt. Witness) 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Outhouse Rock - East Face
This is really not such a bad route if it weren't for the first 20 feet. The start is difficult, grainy and wide with little enjoyment to be had. After leading up to the first bolt I pulled the rope through the pro so that my partner could climb up the left side of the pedestal which was much better. Anyhow, the bolted section is amazing! You'll need to move left and nearly campus up liebacked edges and dynos!! Very cool! The finishing roof underclings are good as well with adequte pro and be su...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Curious lizard near Outhouse Rock, Joshua Tree NP
Curious lizard near Outhouse Rock, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Old fencing below Outhouse Rock, Joshua Tree NP
Old fencing below Outhouse Rock, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.

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