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
63 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',13],['2 Stars',23],['1 Star',22],['Bomb',2]
Classic Climbing Routes in Saddle Rocks Area
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Where Have all the Cowboys Gone 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Saddle Rocks - Skirt (West...
A modern Gaines classic. Hard to believe he's still finding such gems in a "climbed out" area like Josh.P1- climb a hand crack in a slab (5.8) about 30' down (closer to the road) from the Iconoclast arete. Belay on a big ledge.P2- Make steep face moves on incredible varnish straight up past 4-5 bolts (5.10+). After 50' or so the bolts wander left, and the rock becomes less steep and more frictiony. Make engaging slab moves straight up past several more bolts (5.10). Belay on another ledge. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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