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Interceptor Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
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Submitted By: C Miller on Oct 18, 2007
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BETA PHOTO: Interceptor Boulder (W. Face), JTNP.


Sitting just east of the Asteroid Boulder is this oval boulder with a wide variety of features on it's various faces. Interceptor (V0) a technical lieback problem and Orbiter (V3) a traverse of the entire boulder are the main attraction here.

Getting There 

Approach as for the Asteroid Boulder and then walk another 25' to the east.

Climbing Season

For the Manx/Asteroid Belt Circuit area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: Dave mid-crux on Interceptor (V0), Joshua Tree NP

Interceptor V0 4  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Interceptor Boulder
Located just left of center on the west face of the Interceptor Boulder. Lieback up a flake making some balancy moves with slick feet and then reach up for a juggy horizontal crack before topping out on more jugs - watch out for the cactus at the top! An easy downclimb is found on the east face (backside). ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Interceptor Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Interceptor Boulder. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Interceptor (V0), Joshua Tree NP
Interceptor (V0), Joshua Tree NP

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