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Baskerville Rock

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Charing Cross Hospital T 
Don't Bolt Me TR 
Dr. Mortimer, I Presume? T 
Hounds, The TR 
Left Baskerville Crack T 
Man on the Tor, The T 
Right Baskerville Crack T 
Sound Asleep T 
Stemulation T 
Three Broken Threads T 
Weathering Frights T 

Baskerville Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.03366, -116.20152 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Gary Kleiger on May 10, 2003

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This northeast-facing rock is the first major formation that one will encounter on the trail to the White Cliffs of Dover This rock is steep enough that, while the belayer will be exposed to sunlight in the morning, the climbs will have at least some degree of shade all day. Without a doubt, the classic on the formation is Right Baskerville Crack (5.10a). Descent is a walk-off.

Rock Climbing Photo: Baskerville Rock, Joshua Tree NP
Baskerville Rock, Joshua Tree NP

Getting There 

Starting from Trashcan Rock, find a well developed trail that heads south towards an obvious band of cliffs...the rocks high up on this hill are the White Cliffs of Dover Note: this trail can be found on the eastern-most side of the parking lot in the back. Hike the trail for approximately 1/2 mile; Baskerville Rock is the first one encountered.

Climbing Season

Weather station 9.2 miles from here

11 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',9],['Bomb',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Baskerville Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Baskerville Rock:
Right Baskerville Crack   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Baskerville Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Rodger Top Roping "Stemulation," 5.9 (R)

Stemulation 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Baskerville Rock
a mediocre thin crack near the left side of the rock...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: The White Cliffs of Dover from Baskerville Rock, J...
The White Cliffs of Dover from Baskerville Rock, J...
Rock Climbing Photo: Baskerville Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Baskerville Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Mojave Asters, Joshua Tree NP
Mojave Asters, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Photographer: Dan Venor.
Photographer: Dan Venor.

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