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Watanobe Wall  


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01898, -116.16696 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Dec 27, 2009
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Description 

This sunny crag, actually the other side of The Orc Wall in Steve Canyon, is host to a number of fun routes with a quick, easy approach. Season Opener (5.8), Watanobe Wall (5.10a) and Come-n-Do-Me (5.10b) are all popular routes here.

Routes from left to right:

Wataneasy Route (5.7)
Watanobe Wall (5.10a)
Watasilly Wall (5.11b TR)
Yei-Bei-Chei Crack (5.9)
Teacher's Pet (5.9)
Hello Gully (5.6)
Open Season (5.9+ TR)
Season Opener (5.8)
Come-n-Do-Me (5.10b)
I'm Already Bored with the New Millennium (5.8)
Do Do (5.10a TR)
Photo (5.7)

Getting There 

Most easily approached by parking along Park Boulevard in any of several paved pullouts adjacent to the rock and following trails to the base of your chosen crag. The approach takes from 5-10 minutes usually.

Climbing Season



Weather station 10.0 miles from here

9 Total Routes

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

The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Watanobe Wall:
Watanobe Wall   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
Come-n-Do-Me   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   
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Featured Route For Watanobe Wall
Francine Beattie climbs Season Opener in Joshua Tree National Park.

Season Opener 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Watanobe Wall
This route is on the south-most buttress of the west face of the west side of Steve Canyon, facing Quail Springs road. This is the south end of Watanobe Wall. This climb and others by it are best reached by going to the left from the south entrance to Steve Canyon (past Grand Theft Avacodo) or approached more easily still from the road parking areas to the west. Approaching from the inside of Steve Canyon is a waste of time and energy. Go out to the south, then around to the west.To find this ro...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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"Watanobe Wall". <br />Photo by Blitzo.
"Watanobe Wall". Photo by Blitzo.

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