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Aiguille de Ankle Breaker 

Ankle Breaker Rock Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,100'
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 17, 2010

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BETA PHOTO: Looking south to Ankle Breaker Rock, Joshua Tree N...


This low short wall sits due east of the Aiguille de Joshua Tree and has a solitary problem on it's hard to see east face.

Getting There 

Approach as for the main Jimmy Cliff Area and look for the landmark Aiguille de Joshua Tree - the rock lies just to the east of it guarded by bushes.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

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Rock Climbing Photo: Topo of the route (You can see the Aiguille sticki...

Aiguille de Ankle Breaker V2 5+  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Ankle Breaker Rock
Start as far right as possible and follow the thin seams at the corner for about 10 feet. There isn't much in the way of feet so heel hooking is key. At the bulge reach low for the jug and pop for the lip. The climb is named for the multitude of loose rock at the base that was present when the first ascent was done (the landing has since been cleaned up). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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