Stirrup Rock - North Face Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Stirrup Rock (north face), Joshua Tree NP
This shady side of the rock hosts a number of routes from 5.6 - 5.12a with Jugular Vein
(5.8), Freckle Face
(5.11a) and Finger Bowl
(5.12a) the best of the bunch here.
Hike northwest from the parking area aiming for the obvious largest formation in the area then circle around to the shady north side. The approach takes about 5 minutes from the car and is level with no boulder hopping.
Weather station 12.1 miles from here
8 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Stirrup Rock - North Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Stirrup Rock - North Face:
Freckle Face 5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 70'
Featured Route For Stirrup Rock - North Face
Seebolt 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Stirrup Rock - North Face
Seebolt begins in a left-leaning hand and finger crack that starts off the far left side of a steep blank wall. Reach right to clip the first bolt and launch into the bouldery crux. Press out a steep mantle and continue onto the well-featured upper wall. Fun climbing on easier terrain leads to a fixed anchor. An optional 1.5"-2" piece can supplement between the 2nd and 3rd bolts. ...[more] Browse More Classics in CA