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South Horror Rock, one of the closest rocks to the parking area, is home to a number of fun and challenging routes that due to a minimal approach often see traffic.
Easily reached via a good trail from the paved parking area.
12 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for South Horror Rock:
Lazy Day 5.7 5a 15 V+ MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Garden Angel 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ E1 5a Trad, 1 pitch, 50'
Dog Day Afternoon 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- E2 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Cactus Flower 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Old Guys Gone Nuts, Gone to the Cops 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- E4 6a TR, 1 pitch, 55'
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Cactus Flower 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c PG13 CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : South Horror Rock
When this route was established Joshua Tree was going through some changes as sport climbing and rap bolting were becoming common in other climbing areas although Joshua Tree was still very much a traditional area and new routes still went in ground up for the most part. This climb was done in a unique style to uphold that "ground-up ethic" - as the climber lead up to each stance a power drill was hoisted up on a toprope! These days the atmosphere is more relaxed and most people are more concern...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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