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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.9534, -116.087 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 29, 2008
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Description 

Southwest of Pinched Loaf and 15 minutes or less from the road is this must-visit boulder which is home of the classic highball Slashface (V3 R) and a couple more fun problems. There is a decent amount of bouldering in the immediate vicinity as well which only adds to the appeal of this spot.

Getting There 

Drive 3.6 miles down the Geology Tour Road and park in the obvious turnout (watch for soft sand). Heading west along a trail for 10-15 minutes reaches the boulder.

Climbing Season



Weather station 12.6 miles from here

3 Total Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',2],['V4-5',1],['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 Slash Boulder:
Slashdance   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   
Slashface   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   
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Brandi sticking the crux on Slashface. Photo: R.Miramontes

Slashface V3 6A CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Slash Boulder
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It's a long way down Slashface (V3 R), Joshua Tree NP
It's a long way down Slashface (V3 R), Joshua Tree...
Slash Boulder on the approach, Joshua Tree NP
BETA PHOTO: Slash Boulder on the approach, Joshua Tree NP
Slashface formations
BETA PHOTO: Slashface formations
Photo by Lynn Bowering. Kris Solem showboating...
Photo by Lynn Bowering. Kris Solem showboating...

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