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Western Belt 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.9532, -116.1085 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 26, 2009
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Bouldering near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

The Western Belt is the area to the west of the road which encompasses the Mirage Boulder, Tips Be Gone Wall, Floodzone, Pinched Load, Slash Boulder and much more.


Getting There 

Drive 3.2 (or 3.6) miles down the Geology Tour Road and park at either of two dirt turnouts on the right. The two turnouts are about 0.4 miles apart and suitable for roughly 4-5 cars each.


16 Total Routes


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The Classics

Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Western Belt:
Slashdance   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   Slash Boulder
Slashface   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   Slash Boulder
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Brandi sticking the crux on Slashface. Photo: R.Miramontes

Slashface V3 6A CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Slash Boulder
Another of Joshua Tree's finest boulder problems, this ascends the center of a beautiful vertical face peppered with juggy slashes. The crux is encountered fairly low on the problem, leaving many airy jugs to be savored. The problem tops out at around 25 ft. with an easy, yet committing mantel. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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