Pope's Cape Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Pope's Cape and Pope's Hat. Photo by Blitzo.
This is the block, just north of Pope's Hat.
Park at the west end of the Live Oak road. Walk south , past the big oak tree and up toward Pope's Hat.
Weather station 9.3 miles from here
3 Total Climbing Routes
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Featured Route For Pope's Cape
The Heretic 5.13a 7c+ 29 IX+ 29 E6 6c CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Pope's Cape
This challenging sport route is found on the slightly-overhanging west face of the Pope's Cape, a large block sitting just below the much larger and distinctively shaped Pope's Hat.An awkward and somewhat funky thin crack/seam at the start leads to difficult moves higher on a portion of knobby rock and finishes with crux moves near the top as you deal with a bit of classic Joshua Tree thin face - luckily the friction is good. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA