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Sheep Pass CG Area

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Wailing Sax Wall 

Sheep Pass CG Area Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,500'
Location: 34.00005, -116.12157 View Map  Incorrect?
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Submitted By: C Miller on Aug 26, 2008
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Elysa making it look easy. Photo by Steven Cox


Covers the Sheep Pass Group Camp and the Small World Area which sits across the road from the entrance to Sheep Pass CG.

Notable in this area are the Wailing Sax Wall with it's multitude of moderate cracks and the Small World Cliff which has a handful of fun cracks and face routes.

Getting There 

Sheep Pass Group Camp is located just east of the Ryan Mountain trailhead on the south side of the road; the Small World Cliff is across the paved road from the Campground and has a small dirt pullout with room for several vehicles.

Climbing Season

Weather station 10.0 miles from here

36 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',11],['1 Star',18],['Bomb',1]

Classic Climbing Routes in Sheep Pass CG Area

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Sheep Pass CG Area:
Take Five   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Wailing Sax Wall
Small World   5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 50'   Small World Cliff
Maiden Voyage   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Wailing Sax Wall
Made In The USA   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 95'   Wailing Sax Wall
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Featured Route For Sheep Pass CG Area
Rock Climbing Photo: Nathan Fitzhugh on Made in the USA (5.11a).

Made In The USA 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Wailing Sax Wall
Start about 15 feet down and right from Take Five, and just left of Maiden Voyage. Climb up to and over a small roof, then follow a seam past 5 bolts to the top....[more]   Browse More Classics in California

Photos of Sheep Pass CG Area Slideshow Add Photo
Rock Climbing Photo: Somewhere behind camp #3 over the gully.
Somewhere behind camp #3 over the gully.
Rock Climbing Photo: Agina Sedler and Nathan Fitzhugh on a Pinnacle on ...
Agina Sedler and Nathan Fitzhugh on a Pinnacle on ...
Rock Climbing Photo: Formations near Sheep Pass Campground, Joshua Tree...
Formations near Sheep Pass Campground, Joshua Tree...

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