The Comic Strip Rock Climbing
The Comic Strip, Joshua Tree NP
Drive east past Echo Tee for about 0.5 miles along the Bighorn Pass Road, as if heading to Barker Dam, and park in any of several turnouts. From here a marked trail heads south along the edge of the hillside to the formation. Plan on 10-20 minutes approach depending upon your hiking speed.
Climbing Season For the Comic Book Area area.
Weather station 9.7 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',3],['2 Stars',3],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Comic Strip
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Comic Strip:
Featured Route For The Comic Strip
Frontal Lobotomy 5.10a/b 6a+ 19 VI+ 19 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Comic Strip - SW Face
A really great, steep crack climb, that seems more exposed and difficult that it really is (aren't we always looking for this kind of route?) Excellent protection. One of the first climbs done in the Comic Book area. The young Matt Cox, Dave Evans and Spencer Lennard were very active in climbers in the 70s, establishing many fine routes. Pitch 1: The first pitch (5.9) is often neglected, but is actually quite good. Layback a wide crack (crux), which quickly becomes fingers; traverse le...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
The Comic Strip (North Face), Joshua Tree NP