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Shark Fin Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.9512, -116.0768 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Vicki Schwantes, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Feb 13, 2009
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BETA PHOTO: Overview for the Shark Fin Area, Joshua Tree NP


This area has a small collection of boulder problems from V-easy to V6 with the potential for more problems, especially some highball slabs/faces.

Cadillac Crack (V1 R), Hidden Crack (V3) and Pebble Without a Cause (V6) are notable problems here.

Getting There 

Drive 3.8 miles down the Geology Tour Road and park in a turnout on the right suitable for about 3 or 4 cars. Cross the road and the boulders will be in front of you at ground level in front of a rubble pile.

Climbing Season

For the Geology Tour Road Bouldering area.

Weather station 12.7 miles from here

12 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',0],['2 Stars',4],['1 Star',8],['Bomb',0]

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Rock Climbing Photo: Old Chub (V0-), Joshua Tree NP

Old Chub V0- 4-  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Oskar Blues Boulder
Start at a dark patch of rock and climb up and left on frictiony scoops to the top. Easy descent off the backside.* This problem isn't listed in the Joshua Tree Bouldering Guide but is an obvious line with some good moves that's worth a go when in the area....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: Boulders along Geology Tour Road. Photo by Blitzo.
Boulders along Geology Tour Road. Photo by Blitzo.

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