Beginner climbs at Joshua tree


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Kevin Sulka · · California · Joined Apr 2017 · Points: 0

What are some of the best first time areas to take new climbers?

Mike Womack · · Los Angeles, CA · Joined Mar 2014 · Points: 1,297

how new?  thin wall and trash can rock and two places that come to mind

cadenarmstrong · · Toronto, Ontario · Joined Dec 2016 · Points: 45

Atlantis is a good place to do top rope, but the climbs aren't that easy.

Turtle rock has some fun easy climbs.

Kevin Sulka · · California · Joined Apr 2017 · Points: 0

I've never been to Joshua tree before but I've been climb for 5 years, I mostly looking for some easy top rope or trad for my cousin to follow. 

Ronald B · · Los Angeles, CA · Joined Oct 2016 · Points: 0

From the Hidden Valley Campground parking lot you can easily walk to The Bong (5.4), Upper Right Ski Track (5.3), and The Eye (5.4).

Guy Keesee · · Moorpark, CA · Joined Mar 2008 · Points: 105

I would not recommend the Bong... the down climb is serious.

Upper Right Ski Track... you sit at bolts on top... when climber gets to you... tell em to just lean back, to get lowered... if that goes OK... go do the Eye. 

Guideline #1: Don't be a jerk.

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