White Tank Campground Rock Climbing
A shy one, Joshua Tree NP.
This is the last campground before dropping down into the Colorado Desert. It is about 1.4 miles past Belle Campground.
It's not a real popular area. The routes are short and rock quality, varied.
It is worth visiting. The Arch is cool and there are some interesting looking formations in the area.
The Saturn Boulder is about 1/2 mile to the north and is worth checking out.
Park at Arch Trailhead parking. Follow the trail until just past the Arch. A well worn path leads east from here. It heads into a wash, then up the other side. This leads to most of the climbing and "Grand Tank".
Weather station 10.3 miles from here
13 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',5],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in White Tank Campground
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Shoot to Thrill 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Saturn Boulder Area
Big easy moves out the dike get bigger and steeper as you go. The crux is topping out on the rounded summit with the anchors tantalizingly close, but just out of reach. Falling from the crux is kind of a clanger into the underside of the dike. Not a bad fall, but not that great either as you are outstretched and sketched before it all goes bad.History: Loads of us would go out to this area to boulder and naturally this monster caught our eye. After tons of tries to boulder this out over a p...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
The Arch. Photo by Blitzo.
Cooling down in early season.
BETA PHOTO: White Tank Campground
White Tank Arch. Photo by Blitzo.
A random spire. Photo by Blitzo.
Spring wildflowers, Joshua Tree NP
Towers-White Tank. Photo by Blitzo.
For some, their first view of the park. The full m...
Quite a lot of Cholla cactus in this area. Beware!