This boulder has half a dozen or so problems ranging from V0 to V7, but the best one far and away is Stem Gem (V4), a classic which will test your flexibility with it's unique contortionist moves.
Head east from the Day Use parking lot and then make a left (heading in a northerly direction) following a paved road which runs through the Campground. Continue just past the Triangle Boulder and then make a left into an open area - the boulder will be on your right facing towards the School Boulder.
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Stem Gem V4 Boulder, 20 feet
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Stem Gem V4 CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Stem Gem Boulder
Located in a small group of campsites on the Southern end of the Blob formation. Please ask permission for bouldering in occupied campsites.Stem Gem is the Quintessencial JTree boulder problem, embodying the essence of Joshua Tree climbing: Highly technical and often times perplexing movement across extremely friction dependant, featurless granite. Indeed, this problem has nary a hold on it, the only thing making it climbable is its coarse friction and the undulating nature of the stone.Getting ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA