This small formation with a free-standing summit unattainable without climbing leans against Kid Rock which in turn leans against Saddle Rocks - Skirt and houses a small collection of mostly bolted routes from 5.6 to 5.11b.
Head to the right side of Saddle Rocks - Skirt and then circle around and left heading uphill along a rough trail which paralles the rocks. When possible head into the rocks and scramble up to the base.
4 Total Routes
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for The Saddlehorn:
Saddle Sores (aka Do Rein Me) 5.8 5b 16 VI- HVS 4c Sport, 1 pitch, 40'
Redskin 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c Sport, 1 pitch, 70'
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Redskin 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- E3 5c CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Saddlehorn
Redskin is on the north side of a huge boulder/block called The Saddlehorn Formation, located in the narrow canyon just right of The Kid The route will be facing you as you approach it (same apprach as for The Kid and Walk on the Wild Side). Start by climbing to the top of an adjacent block, then stem over to clip the first bolt. Climb overhanging patina past 4 bolts, then make a delicate move right around the arete and finish with slabbier face past 2 more bolts. 2 bolt anchor on t...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
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