The open area north of Cap Rock is home to the Planet X Area which contains a number of quality routes as well as the popular Planet X Bouldering.
Look for a dirt pullout about 1.4 miles from Hidden Valley Campground and 0.3 miles before Cap Rock that's on the left (east) side of the road if coming from Hidden Vally CG.
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Saturn Sheets 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a R CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Planet X Pinnacle
Climb an easy ramp up to the base of a headwall and then climb large edges to a very high first bolt (a fall before the first bolt would be bad). Once the first bolt is reached well protected thin edges/smears lead up and right to another bolt near the southwest arete which is then followed to the summit of the formation.Good climbing but the lack of protection at the start makes this a climb only for those not leading at their limit. One star out of five....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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