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The Trad Crag

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The Trad Crag  


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Location: 34.07265, -116.14076 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: David Evans on Apr 28, 2003
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Description 

This large (200'+) broad formation is the single largest in the Valley of the Kings. It lies up, left and behind The Helmet. The far left side has The Arrowhead with the unusual and beautiful Firewater Chimney 5.10b. It faces north and is in the shade all the time.


Getting There 

See the detailed approach info for Valley of the Kings.


Climbing Season



Weather station 6.4 miles from here

4 Total Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',0],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',1],['5.9',0],['5.10',2],['5.11',0],['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]


Featured Route For The Trad Crag
We left the camera at the base but the route can be seen in the shade on the upper dihedral to right of shaded chimney.

King Of Jesters, Jester To Kings 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Trad Crag
An overhanging crack on the side of the dihedral high on the Trad Crag. The route can be clearly seen from the base of the route The Balloon That Would Not Die. All possible crack and chimney techniques are used on this strenuous climb....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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