South Horror Rock Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: South Horror Rock, featuring Lazy Day.
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.
Some of the better climbs here include the fun crack of Lazy Day
(5.7), the balancy and slabby arete that's Garden Angel
(5.10a), Dog Day Afternoon
(5.10b) with it's steep face climbing and Cactus Flower
(5.11b) which requires a combination of power and grace to succeed.
Easily reached via a good trail from the paved parking area.
Climbing Season For the Hall of Horrors area.
Weather station 10.6 miles from here
12 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in South Horror Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for South Horror Rock:
Lazy Day 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Featured Route For South Horror Rock
Cactus Flower 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
: 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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