Saddle Rocks Area Rock Climbing
Park at the large paved lot that's used for Hall of Horrors, cross the road and follow a signed trail to the base of the rock. Approach time to the base is about 15 minutes.
Weather station 10.8 miles from here
62 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',22],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Saddle Rocks Area
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Saddle Rocks Area:
Featured Route For Saddle Rocks Area
Harlequin 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West...
Begin by scrambling (class 4) up a low-angle right-facing corner about 75 Ft. right of the start of Right On, up to a big ledge. High Cost of Living, Cheap Way To Die, Lone Pine,and Rough Riders all start from this ledge. Pitch 1:Walk right across this ledge to where it becomes more like a ramp, leading up and right and then blanking out. Continue right across a slab past 2 bolts (5.8) to a belay on a small ledge with 2 bolts. An alternative start is to climb the left-facing dihedral (5.7) that ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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Saddle Rocks snow. Photo by Blitzo.
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