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Cunning Rock, Southeast Face

California > Joshua Tree NP > Jumbo Rock Area


Cunning Rock is a long formation, north of the road, between Jumbo Rocks Campground and Live Oak Picnic area. The Southeast Face gets morning sun, and is therefore a good choice on a cold day. As with most other formations in the Jumbo Rocks area, the rock is quite coarse (even by Joshua Tree standards). This formation is called “False Moosedog Tower” in the 1992 Vogel guide.

Getting There

You can easily walk to the rock from the road.

Routes from Left to Right

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The sign at parking.<br>
Photo by Blitzo.
[Hide Photo] The sign at parking. Photo by Blitzo.
Cunning Rock
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Cunning Rock.<br>
Photo by Blitzo.
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Yannick Gingras
On the road, mostly Southwest
[Hide Comment] Actual GPS of the wall is 34.00244988, -116.05707059. Dec 11, 2018