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The Dead Zone Rock Climbing 


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Location: 34.49753, -117.11748 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: Nathan Scherneck on Apr 28, 2010
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71° | 47°
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72° | 48°
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77° | 51°
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79° | 51°
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83° | 53°
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Pulling through to some good holds after the crux ...

Description 

Mostly north facing. Rock is similar in type to the BMX Crags.

Getting There 

Off of Hwy 18, turn North on Joshua Road, Right on Yucca Loma Road and head 2 miles to a dirt road on the right (labeled "Sherri Lane" on Google Maps). From here you can see The Dead Zone. Drive back and park in the parking area.

Climbing Season

For the Apple Valley Crags area.

Weather station 5.4 miles from here

21 Total Climbing Routes

['4 Stars',1],['3 Stars',5],['2 Stars',1],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
['<=5.6',0],['5.7',0],['5.8',1],['5.9',3],['5.10',4],['5.11',7],['5.12',3],['5.13',3],['>=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]


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By Adam Stackhouse
Administrator
Dec 29, 2010
Route descriptions for this area leave a little to be desired
By Chris Asencio
From: Hesperia, CA
Sep 14, 2011
I agree. I used the So Cal Sport book and the overview map shows areas not on Mountain Project. Was looking for Shipwreck formation but lots of scrambling led to no rock :(

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