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Elevation: 4,300'
Location: 34.02487, -116.18037 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 31, 2008
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Classic Melon (V3), Joshua Tree NP


This section covers a large area from the Lost Horse Road south to the intersection with the Real Hidden Valley Road. A number of pullouts are available to access the various problems and most of the approaches are fairly quick with little to no scrambling.

Notable problems in this area are Chunkers (V-easy), False Up 20 (V0-), Dead Pinyon Crack (V0 R), False Blockhead (V1), Lip Service (V2), Yabo Roof (V3) and the classic JBMFP (V5).

Getting There 

Please see the individual boulders for more information. Most of the bouldering is, as the name says, "roadside" - so plan on a 5-10 minute walk max for most problems.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.2 miles from here

50 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',9],['2 Stars',22],['1 Star',17],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Roadside Rocks Bouldering

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Roadside Rocks Bouldering:
Chunkers   V-easy 3     Boulder, 15'   Chunky Boulder and Trance S... : Chunky Boulder
Descent Route   V-easy 3     Boulder, 20'   JBMF Boulders : False Up 20 Boulder
False Up 20   V0- 4-     Boulder, 20'   JBMF Boulders : False Up 20 Boulder
False Blockhead   V1 5     Boulder, 11'   JBMF Boulders : The Blockhead
La Migra   V2+ 5+     Boulder, 13'   Texas Boulder
Yabo Roof   V3 6A     Boulder, 6'   JBMF Boulders : Yabo Roof Area
Lechlinski Corner   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
True Grit   V3 6A     Boulder, 16'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
Two Stroke   V3 6A     Boulder, 12'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
Nitwitsit   V4 6B     Boulder, 10'   JBMF Boulders : The Blockhead
JBMFP   V5 6C     Boulder, 16'   JBMF Boulders : JBMF Boulder
False Blockhead Sit Start   V5 6C     Boulder, 12'   JBMF Boulders : The Blockhead
Border Patrol (Yabo)   V6 7A     Boulder, 10'   Texas Boulder
Yabo Roof Traverse   V6 7A     Boulder   JBMF Boulders : Yabo Roof Area
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