At the end of Lost Horse Road, where the public dare not drive, lies the Ranger Station. High above the Ranger Station lies the aptly named Ranger Station Rock. Home to a presidential cleft and a heroic figure, as well as a slew of other routes.
Park at the last publically accessible pullout on Lost Horse Road. This is the same pullout used for Atlantis Wall/Jimmy Cliffs et. al. Walk down the dirt road to the Ranger Station. Walk right around the building to a fairly good use trail up the boulder field.
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Wall of 10,000 Holds 5.4 R Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
Hercules 5.11c Trad, 1 pitch, 60 feet
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Wall of 10,000 Holds 5.4 R CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ranger Station Rock
Found on the highly featured north west face of Ranger Station Rock on the far right side. The crux is getting to the base of the route as much scrambling and 4th classing is required to reach the large ledge below the route. The rock is unusually featured similar to swiss cheese which is fairly un-common for Joshua Tree. It's close proximity to a multitude of easy routes makes this a good destination for those looking for a day of fun away from the crowds with plenty of easier to moderate route...[more] Browse More Classics in CA