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Mini-Mall Rock Climbing 

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The Mini-Mall is a group of large boulders on top of a hillside north of Rattlesnake Forks. Four bolt protected routes and one TR, on quality rock, are 30' - 40' high and vary in difficulty from 5.11 - 5.12. Most of the routes face north but Desert Whale (5.11b) faces southwest.

Getting There 

Walk up Rattlesnake Canyon past the turnoff for the Corral Wall. About 100 yards above the waterfall, head west up a steep hillside to the large boulders perched on top of the hill. The approach is 15 - 20 minutes from the parking lot.

Climbing Season

For the Rattlesnake Canyon area.

Weather station 5.8 miles from here

2 Total Climbing Routes

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

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Return To Hell 5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Mini-Mall
This sport climb begins on a north-facing boulder near the south end of the Mini-Mall. Balancy face climbing past two bolts leads to a right-facing book that is slightly overhanging. A distinct crux past the third bolt is encountered before the top. Short but worthwhile....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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