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Elevation: 4,390 ft
GPS: 34.02234, -116.10355
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Description Suggest change

The Queen Valley Area is a relatively wild and remote spot and features some of the longest hikes for climbing in the Park and is located between the Central and Pinto Basin Areas.

Getting There Suggest change

  • Approach from the west via the town of Joshua Tree.
  • Approach from the east from the town of 29 Palms and the Cottonwood Entrance/Interstate 10.

Please see the individual areas for more detailed approach information.

323 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Queen Valley Area

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5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a
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Perfect Fingers
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 171
Light Sabre
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5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b
 47
Between a Rock and a Hard Place
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5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b
 18
Icon
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 81
Perpetual Motion
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b
 82
Cedric's Deep Sea Fish Market
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5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13
 8
Centurion
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 21
Crack Queen
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5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c
 28
White Rain
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5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c
 27
Mojave Queen
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5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
 4
Drag Queen
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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
Black Diamond
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5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a
 8
The Bloodline
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5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b
 5
Number Two (aka the Weasel Boys…
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5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b
 81
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Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
Perfect Fingers Queen Mountain > Walt's Rocks > Lower Walt's Rocks
 61
5.10- 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a Trad
Light Sabre Geology Tour Rd > Virgin Islands… > Star Wars Rock
 171
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Between a Rock and a Hard P… Geology Tour Rd > Virgin Islands… > Star Wars Rock
 47
5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b Trad
Icon Queen Mountain > Olympic Dome
 18
5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b Trad
Perpetual Motion Geology Tour Rd > Virgin Islands… > Perpetual Motion Wall
 81
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Cedric's Deep Sea Fish Market Geology Tour Rd > Virgin Islands… > Star Wars Rock
 82
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad
Centurion Geology Tour Rd > … > Diamond Clump > Centurion
 8
5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b PG13 Trad
Crack Queen Queen Mountain > Walt's Rocks > Upper Walt's Rocks
 21
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
White Rain Queen Mountain > Walt's Rocks > Upper Walt's Rocks
 28
5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad
Mojave Queen Queen Mountain > Walt's Rocks > Upper Walt's Rocks
 27
5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c Trad
Drag Queen Queen Mountain > Walt's Rocks > Upper Walt's Rocks
 4
5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a Trad
Black Diamond Queen Mountain > Olympic Dome
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
The Bloodline Queen Mountain > Olympic Dome
 8
5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad
Number Two (aka the Weasel… Geology Tour Rd > Jerry's Quarry… > Lost Pencil
 5
5.12b 7b 26 VIII+ 26 E5 6b Sport
Equinox Geology Tour Rd > Jerry's Quarry… > Jerry's Quarry
 81
5.12c 7b+ 27 IX- 27 E6 6b Trad
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