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Routes in Mindless Mound

All Along the Watchtower T 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
Betsy's Big Underwear T 5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Blood on the Tracks T 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
Bob's Peace Prize T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Don't Think Twice T 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Dylan's Offwidth T 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b
Idiot Wind . T 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c
Maggie's Farm T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Rainy Day Women T 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b
Shake the Monster T 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
Twist of Fate T 5.0 2- 4 I 6 MM 1c
Winterlude T 5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
Elevation: 4,150 ft
GPS: 34.026, -116.178 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
Page Views: 4,320 total · 30/month
Shared By: M. Morley on Jan 19, 2006
Admins: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

Southwest-facing, MM is a small, afternoon crag with easy access. Maggie's Farm and Rainy Day Women (both 5.7) are featured in the Winger's (the authors, not the band) 60 Favorites/Trad Guide to Joshua Tree.

Getting There

Mindless Mound lies just beyond Left Hand of Darkness, and behind (i.e., south of) the Ken Black Memorial Dome. An easy 5 minute walk from the car on flat ground.

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Classic Climbing Routes at Mindless Mound

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c
All Along the Watchtower
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5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
Don't Think Twice
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
All Along the Watchtower 5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c Trad
Don't Think Twice 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Trad
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Matthew Fienup
Ventura, CA
Matthew Fienup   Ventura, CA  
Descend from Maggie's Farm & Rainy Day Woman by using the Class-2 gully just to the west (climber's left) of Rainy Day Woman. From the top of Maggie's Farm, walk to the north (slightly right and back from the top of the route). Circle counter-clockwise around behind the back of the formation (descending gradually) until reaching the top of the aforementioned gully. Then descend the gully to arrive at the start of the routes. Jul 5, 2009

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