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Slash Boulder Rock Climbing 

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Elevation: 4,000'
Location: 33.9534, -116.087 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Salamanizer suchoski, Justin Johnsen, Adam Stackhouse, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on Mar 29, 2008
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BETA PHOTO: Slash Boulder on the approach, Joshua Tree NP


Southwest of Pinched Loaf and 15 minutes or less from the road is this must-visit boulder which is home of the classic highball Slashface (V3 R) and a couple more fun problems. There is a decent amount of bouldering in the immediate vicinity as well which only adds to the appeal of this spot.

Getting There 

Drive 3.6 miles down the Geology Tour Road and park in the obvious turnout (watch for soft sand). Heading west along a trail for 10-15 minutes reaches the boulder.

Climbing Season

Weather station 12.6 miles from here

3 Total Climbing Routes

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

Classic Climbing Routes in Slash Boulder

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Slash Boulder:
Slashface   V3 6A R     Boulder, 25'   
Slashdance   V3 6A     Boulder, 18'   
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Rock Climbing Photo: It's a long way down Slashface (V3 R), Joshua Tree...
It's a long way down Slashface (V3 R), Joshua Tree...
Rock Climbing Photo: On top of Slashface
On top of Slashface
Rock Climbing Photo: Slashface formations
BETA PHOTO: Slashface formations
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Photo by Lynn Bowering. Kris Solem showboating...

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