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Negropolis Hillside

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Negropolis Hillside Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.06353, -116.22494 View Map  Incorrect?
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The Pet Cemetery, Joshua Tree NP

Description 

This is the large rocky hillside midway between Lizards Landing and Vagmarken Buttress. There are two separate climbing areas to be found on this hillside. The Negropolis is the obvious collection of brown crags high on the west face, while The Pet Cemetery is a small overhanging wall on the northeast corner of the hillside.

Recommended climbs at The Negropolis include B for Beers (5.10b), Girls in the Mist (5.10d), Tap Dancing (5.11a R) and Dance On Fire (5.11a R).

Skeleton Crew (5.10c), Bone Merchant (5.11a) and Pet Cemetery (5.11a) are good choices at the Pet Cemetery.

Getting There 

Parking for the Pet Cemetery is found on the east side of the road in a small dirt turnout. Parking for The Negropolis is on the west side of the road directly across from the formation. See the rock overviews for more detailed approach directions.

Climbing Season



Weather station 6.8 miles from here

18 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',7],['1 Star',6],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',1],['5.8',2],['5.9',5],['5.10',6],['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 Negropolis Hillside

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Negropolis Hillside:
B for Beers   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   The Negropolis
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Featured Route For Negropolis Hillside
Rock Climbing Photo: F. Rap Dancing 5.10a **

Rap Dancing 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : The Negropolis
Located on the left side of the Negropolis formation. Climbs the steep face on the right side of the Tap Dancing pillar. 10c if you climb the face at the start without stemming on the back wall....[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

Photos of Negropolis Hillside Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: The Negropolis in fog, Joshua Tree NP
The Negropolis in fog, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: The Negropolis from the nearby Chocolate Boulders,...
The Negropolis from the nearby Chocolate Boulders,...
Rock Climbing Photo: Mojave Aster near the Negropolis, Joshua Tree NP
Mojave Aster near the Negropolis, Joshua Tree NP
Rock Climbing Photo: Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.
Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.

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