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Sports Challenge Rock - East Face 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01415, -116.16906 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

This side of the Sports Challenge formation plays host to a couple of Josh classics, namely Clean and Jerk 5.10c and Leave It To Beaver 5.12a

The routes are very steep if not overhanging and mostly climb incredibly good rock.


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8 Total Routes


['4 Stars',2],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',1],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',3],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['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 Sports Challenge Rock - East Face:
Championship Wrestling   5.9 5c 17 VI HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Clean and Jerk   5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   
Hang and Swing   5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ E3 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Cool but Concerned   5.11d 7a 24 VIII E5 6a R     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   
Leave it to Beaver (aka The Beaver)   5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ E5 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   
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Unknown climber leading Clean and Jerk.

Clean and Jerk 5.10c 6b 20 VII E2 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Sports Challenge Rock - Eas...
What a classic line! Approach Sports Challenge Rock on the southeast side and scamble down into the shaded "slot" on that side. Near the left end of the east face, and just left of an large pine tree, you'll see a prominent curving crack that starts about 20 feet off the ground and arcs upward to the top of the rock. A few scoops and seams lead up though steep terrain to this crack. Boulder up scoops and seams up and left through a slight overhang, placing a few good nuts along the way. These ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Chris leading up Clean and Jerk 5.10b
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