Negropolis Hillside Rock Climbing
The Pet Cemetery, Joshua Tree NP
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.
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.
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]
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The Negropolis in fog, Joshua Tree NP
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Mojave Aster near the Negropolis, Joshua Tree NP
Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.
BETA PHOTO: Negropolis. Photo by Blitzo.