Minotaur Wall Rock Climbing
Minotaur Wall. Photo by Blitzo.
This is the small formation sitting in front of the Atlantis Wall which is home to a handful of routes 5.7 - 5.10a. Nothing too exciting but sometimes less crowded than the Atlantis Wall proper. Routes from left to right: Mystic Knights of the Sea
(5.9) Divine Wind
(5.10a TR) Minotaur
(5.7) Fantasy of Light
Nittany Lion (5.10a)
Approach as for the main Atlantis Wall but walk a little further out into the narrow valley to reach the base of the wall.
Weather station 10.5 miles from here
4 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',0],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in Minotaur Wall
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Minotaur Wall:
Minotaur 5.7 5a 15 V+ 13 MVS 4b Trad, 1 pitch, 35'
Featured Route For Minotaur Wall
Fantasy of Light 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a California
: Joshua Tree National Park
: ... : Minotaur Wall
Start off a boulder from the right or directly (harder) and make bouldery moves (crux) into the start of a nicely featured crack system. Once past the start the route is no harder than 5.7 or so in difficulty.Downclimb to climber's left and take care, because while easy it's somewhat exposed. Perhaps best to lower or rap off for less-experienced and/or timid climbers.One star out of five (maybe). ...[more] Browse More Classics in California
Nearing the top of Minotaur (5.7), Joshua Tree NP