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Jimmy Cliff Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,232'
Location: 34.01287, -116.18063 View Map  Incorrect?
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Description 

Jimmy Cliff is a largish formation on the outskirts of the Lost Horse Area with a number of bolted and gear protected routes. The excellent but short Friendly Hands (5.10b) is located on the east face and is clearly visible from the approach in. Another notable route is the three star Peanut Gallery (5.11b) located on the west face.

The east and west facing routes can be rappeled (from the top of Friendly Hands) or a walk off exists down the north end of the west face.


Getting There 

Jimmy Cliff is about 2/3 of a mile south of the parking for the Atlantis Area, located on the road to Lost Horse Ranger Station. Park as far along this road as possible and hike south towards the obvious formation off in the distance. The leftward curving crack Friendly Hands is easy to identify.

Climbing Season

For the Lost Horse Area area.

Weather station 10.8 miles from here

19 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',2],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',4],['5.9',4],['5.10',7],['5.11',4],['5.12',0],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Jimmy Cliff

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Jimmy Cliff:
Friendly Hands   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Jimmy Cliff - East Face
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Featured Route For Jimmy Cliff
Rock Climbing Photo: Third World, 5.9

Third World 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Jimmy Cliff - East Face
This fun route is left of Bronto's or Us, The and follows a crack up to a roof, where one makes the crux moves out and right under a roof. From here lieback around the corner of the roof and up easy climbing on very good rock. The protection down below is somewhat shaky, but the crux moves pro'd with small cams under the roof itself are bomber. Long runners there. ...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Jimmy Cliff - West
BETA PHOTO: Jimmy Cliff - West
Rock Climbing Photo: Jimmy Cliff and Aiguille de Joshua Tree. Photo by ...
Jimmy Cliff and Aiguille de Joshua Tree. Photo by ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Jimmy Cliff. Photo by Blitzo.
Jimmy Cliff. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jimmy Cliff (East Face), JTNP.
Jimmy Cliff (East Face), JTNP.
Rock Climbing Photo: Jimmy Cliff from Atlantis. Photo by Blitzo.
Jimmy Cliff from Atlantis. Photo by Blitzo.

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