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Submitted By: Steve Juhasz on Mar 12, 2003
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    Only one route on this formation worth doing, (trying?). Rockworks rock lies at the northern end of the large open desert near barker dam. It is clearly described in Vogel's guidebook, and is easy to find. On the rock's east face is Rockwork Orange (5.11d), a Yaniro/Waugh classic that is much more difficult than it's suggested grade. I have replaced the orginal 1/4" bolt that Mike Waugh placed with a modern 3/8" stainless with a Fixe hanger. Also, as this rock has no convenient rappel point, I added a bolt station on top of this route which will make toproping Rockwork possible and rappeling easier. This was done with permission of the first ascentionist, so do not chop these bolts.


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    ['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
    ['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',1],['5.10',1],['5.11',1],['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]

    The Classics

    Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Rockworks Rock:
    Rockwork Orange   5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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    Featured Route For Rockworks Rock
    "Rockwork Orange" follows the obvious, overhanging Corner. <br />Photo by Blitzo.

    Rockwork Orange 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Rockworks Rock
    This route is totally awesome in its difficulty. It is a stunning line, the most impressive on the whole east face of this rock. Start by bouldering up directly under the bolt, some long reaches required through the grainy rock here. After clipping the bolt, do a very tricky mantle (feels like V4) and then move left to sloping ledge. Once you get into the overhanging corner, place some gear and try stemming your way to the top. Mantling out is easy. The crux is starting the stemming, may be easi...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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    Rockworks Rock from the Barker Dam Trail, Joshua Tree NP
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