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Outhouse Rock Rock Climbing 


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Curious lizard near Outhouse Rock, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

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',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',3],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',2],['5.10',3],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',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: "Frostline". Photo by Blitzo.

Frostline 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Outhouse Rock - West Face
This is a wide offwidth, topped by a flared hand crack. It's not very classic, but it will test your crack-climbing technique. The name was given because of the weather on the day of the first ascent (eight inches of snow on the ground on the north side of the rock)....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: 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.
Outhouse Rock. Photo by Blitzo.

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