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Areas in Grey Giant Area

Castle, The 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Flying Fortress, The 8 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 8
Fortress, The 11 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 11
Grey Giant 2 / 1 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 3
Guardhouse, The 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Lazy Dome 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2
Thrilling Rock 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Tombstone, The 6 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 6

Description [Suggest Change]

This area covers crags south and southeast of Willow Hole, some of which have some of the longest approaches in all of Joshua Tree National Park.

Crags in this area include the following:

Arresting Rock
Blond Lust Rock
Book of Brilliant Things
The Castle
Crystal Quarry
The Flying Fortress
The Fortress
Grey Giant
The Guardhouse
Hershey Rock
The Homestead Wall
Lazy Dome
Thrilling Rock
The Tombstone

Getting There [Suggest Change]

Most of the crags in the area are approached from the vicinity of Willow Hole while the more southerly formations are perhaps best approach from the south by continuing past The Podium and over a rocky notch. Approach times vary from 1-1.5 hours assuming a normal hiking pace and that you don't get lost!

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