The Sentinel - West Face Rock Climbing
Bruce the Brit on "Illusion Dweller" (5....
Approach via the nature trail and head left at the fork passing along the base of an obvious large face (The Sentinel - East Face
) on the left side of the trail. When you get to the northern end of the formation make a left (heading west) across some rocks and then make another left heading back south to reach the west face. The approach takes 5-10 minutes.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',6],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Sentinel - West Face
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Sentinel - West Face:
Desert Song 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
R Trad, 2 pitches, 160'
The Chameleon 5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
PG13 Trad, 1 pitch, 100'
Featured Route For The Sentinel - West Face
Illusion Dweller 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : The Sentinel - West Face
Climb the obvious right-slanting crack using jams and lieback moves (it's often easier to keep one foot on the face for balance) until encountering a roof high on the route. A good rest is found here, so plug in some gear and pull the roof (crux) before topping out onto a nice ledge with a bolted anchor/rap. 100' rap from anchors or one can continue above the anchors and descend the slabby south face of the formation. Note: don't try rappelling with anything less than a 60 meter rope as it won't...[more] Browse More Classics in CA