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Western Belt Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.9532, -116.1085 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 Jan 26, 2009
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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.

Climbing Season

For the *Joshua Tree Bouldering* area.

Weather station 12.8 miles from here

16 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',4],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',0],['5.9',0],['5.10',0],['5.11',0],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',4],['V2-3',6],['V4-5',4],['V6-7',2],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Western Belt

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Western Belt:
Slashface   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   Slash Boulder
Slashdance   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   Slash Boulder
Pinched Loaf   V6 7A     Boulder, 15'   Pinched Loaf Boulder
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Featured Route For Western Belt
Rock Climbing Photo: Brandi sticking the crux on Slashface. Photo: R.Mi...

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

Photos of Western Belt Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Rock formations near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP
Rock formations near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP
Bouldering near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Window to the World, Joshua Tree NP
Window to the World, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Malapais Hill from the vicinity of Slashface, Josh...
Malapais Hill from the vicinity of Slashface, Josh...
Rock Climbing Photo: Bouldering near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP
Bouldering near Slashface, Joshua Tree NP

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