Split Rocks is named for the large split rock (go figure) immediately north of the parking area. Please do not climb on Split Rock proper.
The Split Rocks Area is located just beyond Jumbo Rocks Campground along the main road. Driving east, turn left (north) 1.2 miles past Jumbo, and park at the end of the cul-de-sac.
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For Peter 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a R Trad, 1 pitch, 50' Grand Canyon : Grand Canyon - West Wall (W...
The Woodshed 5.11d 7a 24 VIII 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 60' Grand Canyon : Grand Canyon - West Wall (E...
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Morongo Man 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Morongo Man Cliffs
This is a superb big roof crack, with wide hand jamming at the crux, a great climb. Start up a less than vertical crack and climb up to the roof. You can use the wall for a while as you climb under the roof, but then you need to cut loose and do some upside down jamming until the angle eases to vertical. It's difficult to let go and place protection on the crux, but there is nothing but air to hit if you fall. This climb gets morning sun....[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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