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Roadside Rock Rock Climbing 

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Location: 34.02979, -116.18107 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: Donno on Sep 2, 2003

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BETA PHOTO: View from the road.


This is a small but impressive rock very close to the road with a steep crack system facing the road. The route facing the road is Just Another Roadside Attraction, 5.9.

Getting There 

Roadside Rock is right next to Quail Springs Rd., on the west side, 3/4 mile south of Key's Corner.

Climbing Season

For the Roadside Rocks area.

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

4 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Roadside Rock

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Roadside Rock:
Just Another Roadside Attraction   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 40'   
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Featured Route For Roadside Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Shipp sewing up roadside

Just Another Roadside Attraction 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c  CA : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Roadside Rock
This is a fun climb located literally roadside. It follows the obvious crack system up the middle of the face, and being so close to the road you could almost belay from the passenger seat of your new shiny H2...make sure and smile at all the tourists that are creating the traffic jam behind them. I've done this route a few times and always had a couple of cars stop for photos of my friends and I on the route. Maybe give them something to talk about and take a small whipper on purpose (wink, wi...[more]   Browse More Classics in CA

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Rock Climbing Photo: North face of Roadside Rock
BETA PHOTO: North face of Roadside Rock
Rock Climbing Photo: Roadside Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Roadside Rock. Photo by Blitzo.
Rock Climbing Photo: Roadside Rock showing Just Another Roadside Attrac...
BETA PHOTO: Roadside Rock showing Just Another Roadside Attrac...

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By Brian Reynolds
Sep 9, 2003
Shouldn't Roadside Rock be in the Roadside Rocks area? I don't have Randy's guide in front of me, but that seems to kinda make sense ...
By Randy
Sep 10, 2003
Even though this formation is alongside the "road" (Park Blvd.), it is not in the Roadside Rocks area, but rather the Lost Horse North area. Roadside Rocks area runs from Pep Boys Crag and The Aviary (to the north) to The Foundry (to the south). The name doesn't help does it? But that's Josh.

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