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Pep Boys Crag Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.02132, -116.173 View Map  Incorrect?
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BETA PHOTO: Fingertip Traverse of Josh (5.7+), Joshua Tree NP

Description 

Pep Boys Crag is a bit nondescript, but is just south of the distinctive Milepost which sits right next to the road (west side). It's sort of small and blobby, and doesn't look like there would be any routes.

There are rap bolts near the top of Fingertrip Traverse of Josh, and a walk off towards the southeast.


Getting There 

This formation is close to Quail Springs Rd, on the west side. It is approx 3/4 mile south of the intersection with Lost Horse Ranger Station Rd.The Roadside Rocks Area includes formations on both sides of the road. Pep Boys Crag is the northern most of the formations that sit on the west side of the road.

Climbing Season

For the Roadside Rocks area.

Weather station 10.1 miles from here

5 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',2],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',3],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['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 Pep Boys Crag

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Pep Boys Crag:
Fingertip Traverse Of Josh   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Featured Route For Pep Boys Crag
Rock Climbing Photo: Fingertip Traverse Of Josh.  Apr 2016.

Fingertip Traverse Of Josh 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c PG13  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Pep Boys Crag
Start up past a right-slanting diagonal to gain a thin flake, then up along the right side of the latter, until arriving at the start of the right-slanting fingertip traverse. Good thin gear up til then. Some marginal thin gear across the traverse. Then a vertical handcrack to the top. Anchor bolts atop adjacent Two Guys On The Wrong Climb to climber's left, with slung beefy rap ring. FTOJ is on the north face of the northern most section of Pep Boys Crag, visible from the Playhouse/Cathous...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Pep Boys Crag Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Pep Boys Crag. Photo by Blitzo.
Pep Boys Crag. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Pep Boys Crag- North end. Photo by Blitzo.
Pep Boys Crag- North end. Photo by Blitzo.

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