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Iron Resolution Block Rock Climbing 


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Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 10, 2009
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Iron Resolution is on the farside of the block to ...

Description 

This massive block was once a part of the short cliffband directly behind it until it suddenly cut loose after a particularly heavy winter rain years back. Gone are the two cracks on either side (Fists of Fury, a 5.10a fist crack and Enter the Dragon, a 5.9 squeeze chimney) but in exchange there now exists the hardest and one of the best boulder problem in all of Joshua Tree - not such a bad trade really.

Getting There 

Veer right past the Streetcar Boulder on the way to Gunsmoke to reach this block.

Climbing Season

For the Gunsmoke Area area.

Weather station 8.8 miles from here

1 Total Climbing Routes

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Rock Climbing Photo: Rob doing his best in Chuck Taylors.

Iron Resolution V12+ 8A+  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Iron Resolution Block
A few years ago a large chunk of rock fell out of the hillside behind Streetcar Named Desire during a rainstorm. What used to comprise a .12a sport route and two cracks including Enter the Dragon (.9) and Fists of Fury (.10a) is now a very tall and very difficult boulder problem. It climbs a sweeping, beautiful, 45 degree marbled brown face to a lip and then a thin, glassy, lower angled rust-colored face to a finish at least 25 feet off the desert floor....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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