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Jam or Slam Rock (NE Face) Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.01775, -116.16901 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on May 17, 2015
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Jam or Slam Rock (northeast face), Joshua Tree NP


Shady and more windswept describe this side of the formation where a couple of short but challenging 5.10 routes await.

Getting There 

Park in a nearby turnout and circle around the north side of the formation where a little scrambling leads to the base. Plan on five minutes or less for the approach.

Climbing Season

For the Roadside Rocks area.

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Rock Climbing Photo: No Perch is Necessary (5.10c), Joshua Tree NP.

No Perch is Necessary 5.10d 6b+ 21 VII+ 21 E3 5b  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Jam or Slam Rock (NE Face)
Pull a technical mantle (easier if you are taller) and clip the first bolt. A spot is not out of the question before clipping the bolt. Slabby moves lead past the second bolt to the base of a thin crack. Off balance thin fingers lead up to and over a roof.The route is most easily approached from the right. As you look at the rock from the pullout, the top of a dead tree is visible.The route begins in a pit right of the tree....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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