Gateway Rock Rock Climbing
BETA PHOTO: Gateway Rock
This is the large formation to your left just as you leave the parking area to enter the Real Hidden Valley. There are many great routes including the fine splitters, In the Pit
(5.10a)*, Semi Tough
(5.10d)***, Martin Quits (5.10c)***. Broken Glass
(5.9+) and the False Tumbling Rainbow
(5.8+) are also good.
Park right in front of the Real Hidden Valley trailhead. Look up and left and it is the formation directly in front of you.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
9 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',1],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',4],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Gateway Rock
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Gateway Rock:
Semi Tough 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b Trad, 1 pitch, 40'
Featured Route For Gateway Rock
In The Pit 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a CA
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Gateway Rock
This route begins around the corner to the left of both Semi Tough and Pit Bull Attack on the north side of Gateway Rock. It lies near the entrance to a deep crevice/tunnel/gully, on the right. It is a hand crack beginning out of, for lack of abetter description, a pit. Descend down and right (same as Semi Tough)...[more] Browse More Classics in CA
BETA PHOTO: Gateway Rock, north face
BETA PHOTO: The northwest face of Gateway Rock from the trail ...