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Snickers Rock Climbing 


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Elevation: 4,200'
Location: 34.02471, -116.15055 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M. Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Justin Johnsen, Salamanizer suchoski, Kristine Hoffman (sitewide)
Submitted By: C Miller on May 21, 2008
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Description 

Snickers is a very large and complex formation with routes on all of it's various exposures, but the two main areas of interest are the North Face and the South Face.

Getting There 

North Face approach: From the large gravel lot north of Echo Tee follow a well-marked trail east past the south face of Echo Cove and past the south end of Echo Rock into an open area. Continue east as you pass near the base of Mounds and then make a right to reach the wall. Approach time is about 10-15 minutes from the car.

South Face approach: Approach as for Little Rock Candy Mountain but continue east on a trail for another 100 meters or so until you come to the box canyon routes and then make a left (heading north); some scrambling is needed to access these routes.

For the climbs in the vicinity of Sweet Ginger continue east another 100 meters along the trail and then approach up easy blocks and slabs to the base. It's also possible to approach this area from the east along an old road/wash from the vicinity of More Monkey Than Funky. Approach time is about 10-15 minutes from the car.


Climbing Season



Weather station 9.2 miles from here

31 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',0],['3 Stars',8],['2 Stars',12],['1 Star',7],['Bomb',2]
['<=5.6',1],['5.7',0],['5.8',2],['5.9',3],['5.10',12],['5.11',9],['5.12',1],['5.13',0],['>=5.14',0],['',0],['<=V1',0],['V2-3',0],['V4-5',0],['V6-7',0],['V8-9',0],['V10-11',0],['V12-13',0],['>=V14',0]

Classic Climbing Routes in Snickers

Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for Snickers:
Funny Bone   5.8- 5b 16 VI- 14 VS 4c     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Snickers - North Face
Norwegian Wood   5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 90'   Snickers - North Face
Don't Think Just Jump   5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Snickers - North Face
Humerous   5.10b 6a+ 19 VII- 19 E2 5b     Trad, 1 pitch, 70'   Snickers - North Face
Hard Times   5.10c 6b 20 VII 20 E2 5b     Sport, 1 pitch, 50'   Snickers - North Face
Knightshift   5.10+ 6b+ 21 VII+ 20 E3 5b PG13     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Snickers - North Face
Crime of the Century   5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 60'   Snickers - North Face
Global Revolution   5.11a/b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Sport, 1 pitch, 60'   Snickers - North Face
The Ridiculous Finish   5.11b 6c 23 VIII- 23 E3 5c     Trad, 1 pitch, 100'   Snickers - North Face
Way of Life   5.11b/c 6c+ 23 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 80'   Snickers - North Face
Joyride   5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a     Sport, 1 pitch, 90'   Snickers - North Face
Time in the Penitentiary (aka: Two Flew the Coop)   5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a     Trad, 1 pitch, 80'   Snickers - North Face
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Featured Route For Snickers
Rock Climbing Photo: Dick Cilley on the FA

When You're A Jet 5.11+ 7a 24 VIII 24 E4 6a  California : Joshua Tree National Park : ... : Snickers - South Face
A long reach out from under the bulge will get your fingers into the lip like crack. Hand traverse and rand hook your way across to the vertical crack then up. When the crack goes vertical you may need to scoop some dirt or sand out of crack. I believe a loose block that lived in there is now gone. Gets 3 stars for the coolness of the lip crack and location.This route was named after the song in West Side Story. Mr. Cilley always loved them showtunes!...[more]   Browse More Classics in California

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Rock Climbing Photo: The north face of Snickers, Joshua Tree NP
The north face of Snickers, Joshua Tree NP

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