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Elevation: 4,369 ft 1,332 m
GPS: 34.00827, -116.14256
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Shared By: C Miller on Dec 25, 2020
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Central Joshua Tree is indeed just that - centrally located with a great many boulder problems, many of which are classics, and quite popular due to the ease of access and nearby campgrounds.

Getting There Suggest change

  • Approach from the north via the town of Joshua Tree.
  • Approach from the east via 29 Palms or the Cottonwood Entrance.

Please see the individual areas for more detailed approach information.

407 Total Climbs

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Classic Climbing Routes at Central Joshua Tree Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes in this area.
V2 5+
 364
The Chube
Boulder
V2 5+
 170
Fry Problem
Boulder
V3 6A
 478
Gunsmoke
Boulder
V3 6A PG13
 80
Satellite Boulder Left
Boulder
V4 6B
 59
Lynn Hill Memorial Face Problem
Boulder
V4 6B
 249
Sloper Safari
Boulder
V5 6C
 65
High Noon
Boulder
V6 7A R
 32
Planet X
Boulder
V6 7A
 35
All Washed Up
Boulder
V6 7A
 68
Meadows Direct
Boulder
V6 7A
 25
The Inquisition
Boulder
V6 7A
 112
Nicole Overhang
Boulder
V6-7 7A+
 61
Streetcar Named Desire
Boulder
V7 7A+
 89
Igneous Ambiance
Boulder
V7-8 7B
 27
Pumping Monzonite
Boulder
Route Name Location Star Rating Difficulty Date
The Chube Barker Dam Boul… > Gunsmoke Area > Chube Boulder
 364
V2 5+ Boulder
Fry Problem Stonehenge & Fr… > Fry Boulders > Fry Boulder
 170
V2 5+ Boulder
Gunsmoke Barker Dam Boul… > Gunsmoke Area > Gunsmoke Wall
 478
V3 6A Boulder
Satellite Boulder Left Planet X Boulde… > Planet X Area > Satellite Boulder
 80
V3 6A PG13 Boulder
Lynn Hill Memorial Face Pro… Hall of Horrors… > King Dome Area > Lynn Hill Memorial Bo…
 59
V4 6B Boulder
Sloper Safari Hall of Horrors… > Meadows Boulder
 249
V4 6B Boulder
High Noon Barker Dam Boul… > Gunsmoke Area > Gunsmoke Wall
 65
V5 6C Boulder
Planet X Planet X Boulde… > Planet X Area > Planet X Boulder
 32
V6 7A R Boulder
All Washed Up Cap Rock Boulde… > Sandy Wash Corridor
 35
V6 7A Boulder
Meadows Direct Hall of Horrors… > Meadows Boulder
 68
V6 7A Boulder
The Inquisition Lonesome Crowde… > Inquisition Bloc
 25
V6 7A Boulder
Nicole Overhang Planet X Boulde… > Hang > Nicole Boulder
 112
V6 7A Boulder
Streetcar Named Desire Barker Dam Boul… > Gunsmoke Area > Streetcar Boulder
 61
V6-7 7A+ Boulder
Igneous Ambiance Echo Rock Bould… > Echo Cove Bould… > Igneous Boulder
 89
V7 7A+ Boulder
Pumping Monzonite Cap Rock Boulde… > Pumping Monzonite Bou…
 27
V7-8 7B Boulder
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