Elevation: 4,000 ft
GPS: 34.666, -116.978 Google Map · Climbing Area Map
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Shared By: Francis Baker (fran) on Sep 26, 2006 with improvements by Rich Hoover
Admins: C Miller, M Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes

Description

This is the large region of southeastern California. There are several places with climbable rock. The area is vast and places can be remote. The desert is a harsh place; bring lots of water and an adventurous spirit. Areas of interest are: Apple Valley Crags, Granite Pass, New Jack City (aka Sawtooth Canyon) and Teutonia Peak.

Getting There

Most areas are accessed from Interstate 15.

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Classic Climbing Routes at High Desert

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 194
Crooked Dick Spire
Sport
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a
 193
Reaching Rayane
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 174
Three Giant Steps
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 237
Welcome to New Jack City
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 119
Change of Scene
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 146
Step Across
Sport
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
 207
Holey Moley
Sport
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 64
Necessary Evil
Sport
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b
 110
Chick Flakey
Sport
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 233
Espresso
Sport
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 115
The Scene Is Not For Sale
Sport
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c
 124
Gun For Hire
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 91
Candy O
Sport
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 66
Crucified
Sport
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 66
Crossfire
Sport
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Crooked Dick Spire New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Crooked Dick Spire (a…
 194
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Reaching Rayane New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Boy Scout Wall
 193
5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Sport
Three Giant Steps New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Boy Scout Wall
 174
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Welcome to New Jack City New Jack City > … > Raven Rocks > Raven Rocks W (Warm-u…
 237
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Change of Scene New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Crossfire Crag
 119
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Step Across New Jack City > … > Raven Rocks > Raven Rocks W (Warm-u…
 146
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Holey Moley New Jack City > … > Raven Rocks > Raven Rocks N Face "P…
 207
5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Sport
Necessary Evil Apple Valley Crags > … > Cemetery > Evil Pillar
 64
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Chick Flakey New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Sunnyside
 110
5.10 6b 20 VII- 19 E2 5b Sport
Espresso New Jack City > … > Raven Rocks > Raven Rocks N Face "P…
 233
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Sport
The Scene Is Not For Sale New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Crossfire Crag
 115
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Gun For Hire New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Hueco Wall
 124
5.11- 6c 22 VIII+ 22 E3 5c Sport
Candy O New Jack City > … > Raven Rocks > Raven Rocks South
 91
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Crucified New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Crucified Crag
 66
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Sport
Crossfire New Jack City > Box Canyon East > Crossfire Crag
 66
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Sport
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