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This popular area is home to a wealth of moderate cracks and faces with excellent rock and good protection. The presence of bolted rap anchors across the top means one can get in a large number of routes quickly - provided it's not too busy.
Holly Device (5.10c)
The Griffin (5.10a R)
Fortune Cookie (5.10a)
Young Lust (5.8)
Lewd and Lascivious Conduct (5.10c R)
Candyman (5.9 TR)
Rock Candy (5.9)
Rock Dog Candy Leg (5.11 TR)
Double Dogleg (5.7)
Split Personality (5.9)
Personal Space (5.10c TR)
Beck's Bet (5.7)
Continue up through boulders past the Rock Garden Valley - Right Side to where it levels out and you're there.
17 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rock Garden Valley - Left Side:
Rock-a-Lot 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Double Dogleg 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Smithereens 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Young Lust 5.8+ 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Rock Candy 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Split Personality 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Euthyphro 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Rock Garden Valley - Left Side
Rock Candy 5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rock Garden Valley - Left S...
The climb can be started directly under the first bolt via a large undercling flake (5.10), but the normal start is about 10' to the left, and about halfway to the start of Rock-a-Lot. Once above the flake a thin horizontal crack provides protection before the first bolt. Easy moves lead up and left to the second bolt where the angle steepens and a thin seam starts (microwires handy here). Pull some thin moves (crux) and then hit a finger crack which leans to the right higher before petering ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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