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Elevation: 3,400'
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Tatooine is a group of crags perched atop a small hill west of the Fairview Dry Lake in Northeast Apple Valley. The rock type is similar to that found at the Apple Valley Crags.

Getting There 

From Hwy 18: go north on Joshua Road, east on Cahuilla Road (dirt), north on Mountain View Lane (dirt). From here follow a network of dirt roads (stay on established roads) slightly further north and west into the valley where the crags are visible on top of the hill. A 4WD vehicle is recommended but an adventurous party could probably get a 2WD back there without much difficulty.

Climbing Season

For the Apple Valley Crags area.

Weather station 6.3 miles from here

14 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',8],['1 Star',2],['Bomb',0]

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Tatooine:
Jabba   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 30'   Jabba
Padewan   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Inner Council
Greedo   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 35'   Greedo
You Must Face Vader   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Vader Roof
Yoda   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Inner Council
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Passing the thin crux on Yoda (5.10c)

Yoda 5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b  CA : High Desert : ... : Inner Council
Thin and delicate face climbing on superb quality rock. This was the first bolted line at Tatooine. Classic!...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Tatooine Slideshow Add Photo
one last highball
one last highball
undone boulders on Fairview MTN. FA's for the taki...
BETA PHOTO: undone boulders on Fairview MTN. FA's for the taki...
Tatooine from the approach trail.  Jabba is the pr...
BETA PHOTO: Tatooine from the approach trail. Jabba is the pr...
another virgin just waiting...
another virgin just waiting...
Tatooine, Apple Valley Area
Tatooine, Apple Valley Area
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No idea what this one was but was fun as usual. So...
No idea what this one was but was fun as usual. So...

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By C Miller
Jan 28, 2011
This fairly obscure area has about 30+ routes on a rocky hillside to the west and across the dry lake bed from M-ville. Just to reiterate, the rock here is mostly nice dark patina and very similar to the better stuff found at the nearby Horseman's Center in Apple Valley.

Don't be put off by the approach as the road isn't that bad and 2WD is adequate unless you drive a lowrider.
By Jcrew
Feb 28, 2012
the 100ft. 5.6's are on a cliff called "Alessandra", at the far south-east end of the valley, across from marg.ville. As far as I know, routes were put up by C.Miller
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