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Houser Gully Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01126, -116.17114 View Map  Incorrect?
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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 Dec 21, 2009

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Sean mellowing under All Booked Up.


This seldom visited area is reached by a scramble through boulders to reach a corridor with half a dozen routes from 5.6 to 5.12a. All Booked Up (5.6), The Albatross (5.10c) and Thunderhead (aka Gaston's Groove) (5.12a) are among the better lines here.

Getting There 

Approach by scrambling up boulders right of Dodo Buttress to reach this hidden area. It's also possible but a bit tricky to access this from the vicinity of Solosby Wall.

Climbing Season

For the Houser Buttress Area area.

Weather station 10.6 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Houser Gully

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Houser Gully:
All Booked Up   5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b     Trad, 1 pitch, 45'   
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Featured Route For Houser Gully
Rock Climbing Photo: Sean mellowing under All Booked Up.

All Booked Up 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Houser Gully
This very nice looking crack in a shallow right facing corner quickly opens up from fingers in pods to a perfect handcrack to the top. The approach has to be the only reason this gets no stars in the guides. If this were in the campground it would get done 10x per day. While short, the approach is tricky. Chimney moves can help down low where the corner is deeper and almost trough-like....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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