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The Safe Zone

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Elevation: 3,600'
Location: 34.0952, -116.0788 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Blitzo on Oct 13, 2007
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Day's end at the Safe Zone, Joshua Tree NP.

Description 

The Safe Zone is a cluster of large boulders, located up the next gully to the south of the Indian Head approach gully.


Getting There 

Follow the next gully south of the Indian Head approach gully to these boulders. 45 min. to 1 hr.


Climbing Season


14 Total Routes


['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',4],['5.7',2],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',2],['5.11',2],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]


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Water Babies (5.9) at the Safe Zone, JTNP.

Water Babies 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a PG13  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Water Babies Rock
The climb begins with awkward, insecure moves above a rocky landing - breathe a sigh of relief after clipping your first piece - a fixed pin. The fingery crux is next, after which you clip a bolt and then continue up interesting face (don't pass the "hidden" fixed pin) and two more bolts before running it out slightly on easier ground to a bolted anchor. All fixed protection on the route, but unless solid at the grade a toprope may be a good idea to fully enjoy the route. One star out of five....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Not all rock at Joshua Tree is grainy...
Not all rock at Joshua Tree is grainy...
The Safe Zone is the scattered boulders above and to the right of the drainage. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
The Safe Zone is the scattered boulders above and ...
Looking uphill to the GoldenEye Spire from Goldfinger Rock, JTNP.
BETA PHOTO: Looking uphill to the GoldenEye Spire from Goldfin...
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